Hostess Twinkies Turns 77

Twinkies are turning 77 today, it was invented on April 6, 1930, by bakery manager James Dewar and has been a hit ever since.  It is considered the epitome of the true “junk” food. For five straight years from 1977, twinkies were in all of the comic books promoting their brand of delight food with the top super-heroes of the time.  So get a twinkie and add 77 candles and celebrate one of the greatest foods to come from the western shores.


Hostess ads ran in comic books starting in 1977 with Batman and the Mummy. This continued for five insane years. Five years of amazing super beings tossing food to madmen whose special ability may or may not have been really enjoying peaches. Read more>>