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4:02pm on Wednesday, 7th January, 2009:

Truth in Advertising


Who's this?

Aw, I'll just tell you: it's Captain Jack out of Torchwood. I'm sure you can see the resemblance:


Or maybe not...

This is from an advertisement for Torchwood figures in SFX:

I don't know about you, but if I were taking out a full-page, right-hand-side, full colour advertisement in the UK's main Science Fiction magazine, I think I would have made more of an effort to choose a figure that looked a little more like the person it was supposed to be representing. He's only marginally more like Captain Jack than the sludge-coloured thing in the jump suit next to him (or is that Gwen?).

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