General => General Discussion => Topic started by: DMMike on August 28, 2017, 12:19:46 PM

Title: Wow (Dragon #120)
Post by: DMMike on August 28, 2017, 12:19:46 PM
I was just reading Dragon #120 (from my Dragon CD ROM), and found something surprising. After the dubious article on the ecology of the Gas Spore by Ed Greenwood...there's an ad.

So what? You say, ads were all over Dragon magazine of the late 80s.

True, but this ad is from the Fed Gov't Printing Office. The Consumer Information Catalog to be precise, from Pueblo, Colorado (???)

I know it was an April Fool's issue, but really?

DM (Good at wondering WTF?) Mike
Title: Re: Wow (Dragon #120)
Post by: RobJN on August 30, 2017, 10:58:41 AM
I seem to remember seeing that ad all the time, in Dragon Magazine. Heck, they advertised it on TV. (The catalog, not Dragon mag). It's the whole reason I know the ZIP code for Pueblo, CO (81009) (The TV commercials, not Dragon Magazine)

DM(Good at parentheses) Rob
Title: Re: Wow (Dragon #120)
Post by: DMMike on August 30, 2017, 06:00:45 PM
Thing is, I stopped reading Dragon mag around 100, so this is new to me. The ad in dragon, not the !@#$ ad all over public TV and radio. ;)

DM (Good at remembering the 80s) Mike