Word has been circulating on the Internet recently that DC Comics is going to start an advertising campaign in January, running eleven different commercials on select cable television channels to advertise the trade collections of the first wave of Rebirth books. These include AMC, IFC, TBS, TNT, TruTV, El Rey and Boomerang. Not the most watched of networks, but they don’t have to be. Smart idea, I think. Let me tell you why.
Sad news for many people around the world, Hostess Brands has asked the courts to allow them to go out of business and sell it’s brands, which includes Hostess Fruit Pies, Ding Dongs, and the beloved Twinkies. How far has this country fallen when there aren’t enough sales of the saturated fat laced treats to keep a company in business? Remember the good ol’ days when Twinkies were so popular you couldn’t tell the difference between an ad and a scene from your favorite comic book? We do.