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Old 12-08-16, 07:06 AM
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

So I lucked out this time, bought 5 packages and got all 4 comics! Anecdotal evidence only, but I only saw the promotion on the Frosted Cherry and Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon varieties, and in my limited sample size, the Gotham comics were in the cherry packages, and JLU issues were in other.
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Old 12-08-16, 04:14 PM
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

Those actually look like promotional comics worth owning and I loathe Pop-Tarts.

In Walmart-related news, they have three-packs for $5 featuring various DC Rebirth #1 issues. They are focused on one character like Batman or Wonder Woman.
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I forgot to put something in the pic for scale; these things are tiny, like fit in your palm tiny.
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

So far, I've only found 2 boxes of Chocolate Pop-Tarts at my Wal-Mart. One had Justice League Part Two and the other had Batman Part Two. Now on the hunt for both Part One's.
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I am waiting for the Pop-Tarts omnibus edition.
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

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So far, I've only found 2 boxes of Chocolate Pop-Tarts at my Wal-Mart. One had Justice League Part Two and the other had Batman Part Two. Now on the hunt for both Part One's.
I think both of my extras were 2s, but I'll end up buying more most likely, and any you need are yours.
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Thanks, Trevor!
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Old 01-29-17, 03:49 PM
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Hmmm, somewhere in the last few days I saw a post about a new round of promo mini comics, exclusive to either WM or Target. But I guess it wasn't here......
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Do you mean the new General Mills run?



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^ Sweet, thanks!
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These finally started showing up in my neck in the woods. I have #1 and #4 so far.
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Old 02-14-17, 08:01 AM
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These finally started showing up in my neck in the woods. I have #1 and #4 so far.
None here yet, need to keep checking.
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Old 02-15-17, 02:08 PM
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

I don't eat cereal but I admit that Honey Nut Cheerios box with the bee dressed up as Batman is a cool-looking promo.
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

I got Lucky Charms and Honey Nut Cheerios last night.



Haven't seen the other three yet. (Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Multi-Grain Cheerios)
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Are the comics specific to the cereal types? That'd be great if they went to that model from now on.
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I think we got two Honey Nut Cheerios and each one had a different comic.
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It's a smart move by DC. Most kids eat cereal and you basically have to trick kids into picking up comic books these days. For many kids it will be the first comic book they ever physically handle.
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

Got a box of Cocoa Puffs yesterday. Anyone seen the other two yet?

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Last week, we got two more boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios and both had #1 in them.
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I've only found them in family size Cocoa Puffs so far, have only bought two and opened one so far. Given that I still have ~10 boxes on possibly expired cereal in my pantry, I should probably give up this quest.
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I believe this si the first time the the comic book artist have been credited for their work on the boxes.
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Let's see if this pic works.

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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

I recently learned that younger comic fans mockingly call Geoff Johns the Cereal King. Apparently he's a big fan of breakfast cereals and a few years ago was asked to leave a grocery store after taking pics of them.

https://storify.com/robbercat/geoff-...real-adventure
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Let's see if this pic works.

That Multi-Grain Cheerios box looks out of place. They should've just done four flavors, or replaced the mascots on the other four with the real heroes.
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Re: Promotional Comics - cereal boxes, etc

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
I recently learned that younger comic fans mockingly call Geoff Johns the Cereal King. Apparently he's a big fan of breakfast cereals and a few years ago was asked to leave a grocery store after taking pics of them.

https://storify.com/robbercat/geoff-...real-adventure
My favorite part is "I did say I was getting stuff to watch cartoons and that I wrote comics. He asked what. I said Aquaman. He was not impressed but I got the milk anyway."
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