sell out

Comic books have long relied on the medium to help push various products, some of them highly dubious (x-ray specs, indeed), on their young impressionable readers. (Remember those Hostess Pie ads?)

However, there are times when comics go a tad too far, such as this classic 1980 Superman comic (dug up by the Crap Archivist) which turns the Man of Steel into a shill for Radio Shack and their new “microcomputer.”

Not our hero’s finest moment.