12 Mail-Order Disappointments from the Comic Books of Our Youth

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Kids are suckers; they'll believe pretty much anything you say. That's why they're so easy to lie to and that's why these fantastically too-good-to-be-true comic book adverts were so damn effective. Oobject.com brings us twelve of the best.

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Wait, what about the plans for a Hovercraft you could build using parts from an old vacuum cleaner?

I always wanted to build one of these with my Dad. Oh who am I kidding, my old man never wanted to spend time with me.

*quietly cries while reading Boy's Life*