Hawkman Makes a Safe Landing (Hostess Ads #21)

On a site dedicated to making a wiki history of all things comics, comics ads should not be forgotten. Especially the ads for Hostess Fruit Pies, Twinkies, and other snacks. Starting in 1975, Marvel and DC heroes (and the Harvey characters!) spent seven years throwing Hostess snacks at a bizarre line of villains to stop their crimes. Although many of the villains were completely silly, they were created specifically for these ads, and in many cases, not even the names have been used again, since the ads stopped in mid-1982.

So I thought I'd show an ad here, and make a list of the comics I find it in, as I run across them. This list features: Hawkman Makes a Safe Landing. As noted on the Hostess Superhero Advertisements page:

Despite having three Hostess snack ads to his name, Hawkman only battles on villain. The rest of the time is spent dropping Hostess treats on ornery concert goers or rescued skydivers.

Yeah...so, um...this is the sky diver one.

You Get A Big Delight In Every Bite <20 (Hostess Treats) 22> Enjoy.

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