Bazooka Joe and His Gang
(E), TOPPS COMPANY, Hardcover
Bazooka Joe and his gang have dominated the world of bubble gum since their debut in 1953 with the irresistible combination of cheap laughs wrapped around pink, sugary sweetness. This book celebrates the iconic mini comics that have become an advertising phenomenon recognised the world over. The unlikely story of Bazooka bubble gum is also detailed with an extensive profile of Wesley Morse, the cartoonist and original creator of Bazooka Joe. The book also includes reproductions of 200 classic Bazooka Joe comics, complete with jokes, fortunes, and tiny ads for mail order merchandise. Like Bazooka bubble gum, the book is pure nostalgia and guaranteed to appeal to kids and adults alike.