On the fading gloring of advertising characters…

Who needs the backend of the Guardian Magazine, when you’ve got Fústar… Here he revisits the unacknowledged past of Henry the Ulster Bank hippo and Fido Dido…

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty