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Electronics-Themed Comics
January 1949 Radio & Television News

January 1949 Radio & Television News
January 1949 Radio & Television News Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio & Television News, published 1919 - 1959. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

Here is a batch of electronics-themed comics that appeared in the January 1949 edition of Radio & Television News. The scene seen (hey, homonyms) on the page 138 comic was commonplace in the 1940s when televisions were relatively new and not every household had a set. The scenario repeated itself in the 1960s when color sets were hitting the consumer market. Now, people can watch TV on their smartphones while not at home so gathering 'round the television display in a store is relegated pretty much to little kids watching the Disney movies that seem to always running on them. There is a growing list of other comics at the bottom of the page.

Comics

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"Now, madam are you certain there are no other parts that need explaining?"
(Page 110)

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"You should see this place on Saturday night!"
(Page 118)

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"It positively refuses to play the classics!"
(Page 139)

 

Posted January 6, 2016

 

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines:

ERZIA (RF amplifiers, wireless, communications) - RF Cafe ConductRF D38999 RF Cables - RF Cafe
QuinStar - RF Cafe
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