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Electronics-Themed Comics
August 1946 Radio-Craft

August 1946 Radio-Craft

August 1946 Radio Craft Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio-Craft, published 1929 - 1953. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.

Hopefully, you are winding down operations for the week and getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with a long weekend. This trio of electronics-themed comics from a 1946 issue of Radio−Craft magazine will help get you in a jovial spirit, regardless of whether or not you're getting the long weekend. I've mentioned many times that these comics make a good source of levity for adding to your presentations. As you might have guessed if you are familiar with Frank Beaven, he drew the top and bottom comics. He also drew the middle one. Two of these comics are part of his "Radio Term Illustrated" series, where magazine readers sent him suggestions for a theme that could serve, along with his drawing, as a sort of double entendre. Enjoy.

Electronics-Themed Comics

Radio Term Illustrated
"A television pickup."
Page 766

Radio Term Illustrated
"Suggested by: E. E. Youngkin, Altoona. Pa.
Power Pack "
Page 786

Suggested by: Roland Gutknecht, Merrill, Wisconsin "
"I knew Junior would leave us alone after I gave him those Handie-Talkie sets."
Page 807

 

 

Posted November 23, 2022


These Technically−Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines. I personally scanned and posted every one from copies I own (and even colorized some).

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