Jack Coggins - Advertising Illustrations


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Several large corporations, anxious to keep their names in the public eye during wartime production restrictions, commissioned Jack Coggins to produce illustrations for patriotic advertisements in popular magazines of the time. This work was mostly produced prior to Jack's army service; very little work was commissioned after the conclusion of war.

Illustration for Elco Naval Division
of The Electric Boat Company
Rudder Magazine June 1942. Inside f/c
Rudder Magazine July 1942. Inside f/c
Yachting Magazine June & July 1942.
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"MIDNIGHT OFF CEBU" (Island, Phillipines)

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Illustration for Elco Naval Division
of The Electric Boat Company
Rudder Magazine September 1942.
Yachting Magazine September 1942. Page 11
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"Mosquitos with Eagle Talons"

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Illustration for Elco Naval Division
of The Electric Boat Company
Rudder Magazine December 1942.
Yachting Magazine December 1942. Page 11
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"Mosquitos Massacre Monsters!"

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Illustration for Elco Naval Division
of The Electric Boat Company
Yachting Magazine November 1942. Page 13
Rudder Magazine November 1942
Rudder Magazine February 1943. Inside f/c
Yachting Magazine February 1943.
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"COMIN' AT YA, MR. TOJO!"

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Illustration for Elco Yacht Division
of The Electric Boat Company
Yachting Magazine January 1947
Page 17.
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"ELCO CRUISETTE"

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Illustration for I.T.& T. manufacturing division of
Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation
Newsweek ?? 1942.
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(Not yet in my collection)

"We got the cruiser - the transport's all yours!"

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Illustration for Jefferson-Travis
Radio Mfg. Corp.
Yachting Magazine January 1943
Page 101.
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"Lifeline"

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Illustration for Westinghouse Company
Popular Science Magazine August 1942 Page 15.
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"Bombers from the bottom of the Deep Blue Sea"

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Illustration for Koppers Company
Time Magazine January 25, 1943
Page 65.
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"P.T. FOR 'PLENTY TOUGH'"

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Two page Illustration for Koppers Company
Time Magazine March 8, 1943 Pages 42, 43.
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"THIS SUBMARINE WILL NOT LEAVE FATAL 'FOOTPRINTS'"

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Illustration for United States Steel
Country Gentleman Magazine
September 1943
Page 48.
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"The flying fish with a steel lung"

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Illustration for Rusco Aero Products
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"IN PREPAREDNESS OR PEACE"

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All Artworks Copyright © Jack Coggins