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Electronics-Themed Comics
May 1948 Radio-Craft

May 1948 Radio-Craft

May 1948 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.

We're about due for another round of electronics-themed comics, this time from a circa 1948 Radio-Craft magazine. The post World War II era in America experienced a surge in consumerism after half a decade of intense war that required major sacrifices on the parts of both servicemen and civilians. Factories previously built and run for the manufacturing of household items, automobiles, clothing, and other items had been converted to support production of implements of war. Massive efforts across the nation were carried out to collect all forms of metal, fabric, plastic, rubber, electrical and electronic components, engine parts, and other such things that could be repurposed or used directly in the effort. Once the world was finally safe from imminent overrun by Imperialist, Socialist, and Communist regimes, not much time was required to shift back into pre-war production mode. In fact, once the end was fairly apparent by the closing months of 1944, magazines were full of advertisements promising wonderful new consumer goods that would include improvements gleaned from wartime developments. Wireless communications - both radio and television - were high on the list of desires by most households. Comics such as these three exemplify those commonly found in magazines directed to readers interested electronics, mechanics, automobiles, sports, and other recreational endeavors.

Electronics-Themed Comics

He services all the midget sets, May 1948 Radio-Craft - RF Cafe - RF Cafe

"He services all the midget sets."
Suggested by Glenn Parker, Whiteville, Tenn.
May 1948, Page 63

Ham radio themed comic, May 1948 Radio-Craft - RF Cafe

"What shall I do next, Mother? "
Suggested by Alice Laqueur, New York City
May 1948, Page 68

Radio of the month club, May 1948 Radio-Craft - RF Cafe

"I belong to the radio of the month club."
May 1948, Page 85

 

 

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines:

Posted February 5, 2020

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