Magazine ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade
The sponsor of the super-popular The Adventures of Sam Spade radio show, Wildroot Cream-Oil, who also ran a series of single-page comic ads in magazines, newspapers and comic books, with Spade shilling the product. The ads were drawn by Golden Age cartoonist and illustrator Lou Fine. This one appeared in Master Comics #103.
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I ran across some of these Sam Spade Wildroot ads while researching my novel, Dashiell Hammett and the Hearst Castle Mystery, which takes place in 1934. I found 8 so far. I like your site.