No doubt many of you who read comics (or at least, those who actually go and buy comic books instead of just reading scans online) know that comic books and video game advertising have been intertwined for quite some time. To that end, some advertisers actually took that as a cue to turn their page or two of space into a short comic itself, to entice their targeted audience into giving these things a try.

So please join us (i.e. me) as we take a look back at video game “adver-comics” over the years, now seemingly a lost art.

–LBD “Nytetrayn”