Is Mr. America a Cheap Knockoff of Captain America?

December 1972

Jungle Action #2

Following in the tradition of Charles Atlas, here we’ve got Joe Weider, who promises to turn you from a scrawny weakling to a buff manly man all with the help of his free booklet!

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Somehow I doubt that the guys in this ad owe all their success and muscleyness to a 32-page book, but I suppose it’s possible…