Have a look at the DC Comics house ads as featured in 1962's May and July issues of The Brave And The Bold, which reveal a company stepping into the superhero arena in a big way over the course of just two months!
Cave Carson, another of the DC non-super team creations is featured in BB #41 with some nice Toth pencils severely damaged by an inker who doesn't 'get' Alex's superb design sense. But it's the house ads we're talking about here, and they feature old guard hero Batman, DC's sci fi comics, and the other DC non-superhuman teams -- except for the last one, that is.
And while the soon to be Marvel comics was unleashing the Fantastic Four and Hulk, DC set loose Bat-Baby! But, in the same month, they also unveiled their most modern and exciting title in a long while:
Now for a look at the superhero onslaught represented in the house ads of BB #42, starring Hawkman:
And being a Julie Schwartz edited issue, the two other color ads feature more superheroes from his stable:
And speaking of Cave Carson, which we haven't for a couple of paragraphs, I always suspected someone at DC saw the movie Unknown World before creating Cave and crew:
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