On February 8, 1952 the Reno (Nevada) Evening Gazette ran the advertisement below seeking demonstrators for a new game to be called "Jet Ball". Jet Ball was simply Jokari under a different name.
Shortly after, the following ad ran in several papers seeking distributors for the game. From the San Antonio (Texas) Express, March 15, 1952:
The ad below ran in the June 1952 issue of Boy's Life:
By August 1952 they were selling in drugstores in Texas. From The Malakoff (Texas) News, August 15, 1952:
The ad below ran in the November 1952 issue of Popular Mechanics: