Get Your Very Own… Lizard… Tree?

September 1963

X-Men #1

At first glance, I thought this ad was for some kind of pet, but on closer inspection, it actually appears to be some kind of plant.

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I’m struck by the bizarreness of this – both the plant itself (which I have no idea of what it actually is), and the fact that it’s being marketed as a lizard!

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