September 1958 Radio-Electronics
Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics.
See articles from Radio-Electronics,
published 1930-1988. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.
Good, clean humor has
always been a welcome addition to my day whether it comes in the form of a printed
comic strip, a TV show, or someone's mouth. My father's side of the family was populated
with many jokesters who could be counted on to deliver an ad hoc pun or zinger at
the appropriate moment. The environment instilled a great appreciation for such
entertainment, so these electronics-themed comics that appeared in editions of
Radio-Electronics, Popular Electronics, et al, are a refreshing
distraction from the workaday world. An old saying claims "laughter is the best
medicine," and while it cannot cure cancer, a good dose of humor often helps ease
Electronics-Themed Comics from September 1958
"It's still not right! I used to knock that picture off the
wall at only half volume!" (p44)
"It's rather difficult to describe, but it looks like this!"
"What do you charge to in an antenna on a steep roof?" (p78)
Posted July 1, 2020
(updated from original post on 2/12/2015)