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Radio-Themed Comics
January 1958 Radio Electronics Article

January 1958 Radio-Electronics

January 1958 Radio-Electronics Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio-Electronics, published 1930-1988. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

If you appreciate good humor, then you'll appreciate these comics from the January 1958 edition of Radio-Electronics. Their themes are representative of situations common in the era - like TV repairman woes and men obsessed over electronics gadgets while ignoring their wives. Not that there are ever any comics in today's electronics magazines, but if there were, they likely would poke fun at Oblivion texters and depict fathers being made to look like fools by their disrespectful kids for not knowing how to program a Roku player.

Comics

Comic from 1958 Radio-Electronics Magazine (January page 50) - RF Cafe

"You're pulling in a strong station from Australia, mam."
Page 50

 

Comic from 1958 Radio-Electronics Magazine (January page 53) - RF Cafe

"You know our motto, sir. We fix the set in your home or no charge."
Page 53

 

Comic from 1958 Radio-Electronics Magazine (January page 143) - RF Cafe

"Didn't work this time, did it?"
Page 143

Posted February 12, 2015

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