Category: advertising

TV spot for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, 1989.

1976 ad for the Star Trek Command Communications Console from Mego.

“FOR A COLORFUL CHRISTMAS” – A holiday billboard for RCA, courtesy of Duke University Libraries.

Poster art for Alphaville, 1965.

Magazine advert for the astronautics division of Convair/General Dynamics published in Missiles and Rockets, September 22, 1958.

Happy Birthday to G.I. Joe, born on February 9, 1964, when Hasbro introduced him to the world. Company president Merrill Hassenfield let people know that Joe was an action figure, not a doll. After a test run in New York and then in stores across the country, the 12-inch soldier was a smash. 

“RIGHT NOW!” – Crystal Pepsi, the world-changing, paradigm-shifting soda introduced on national television on January 31, 1993, during Super Bowl XXVII. 


The Doritos crunch cannot be stopped.

Clipped from the magazine Missiles and Rockets, May 1959.

Blade Runner (1982)