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Electronics-Themed Comics
January 1950 Radio & Television News

January 1950 Radio & Television News
January 1950 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, for your Friday, end-of-the-work-week enjoyment, are a half dozen electronics-themed comics that appeared in the January 1950 edition of Radio & Television News. When is the last time you saw a comic in a technical magazine? I particularly like the one with the 'green worm' displaying on the television. There is a list of other comics at the bottom of the page.

Comics

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 100) January 1950 Radio & Television News - RF Cafe

"And, John, I think you ought to get your money back in that television set. I've been trying all day to get Bilton Merle, and all I can get is a picture of a green worm!
(Page 100)

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 107) January 1950 Radio & Television News - RF Cafe

"I wish you wouldn't watch those bowling matches, Sam, they make you so nervous.
(Page 107)

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 131) January 1950 Radio & Television News - RF Cafe

"No, Ed, ... Try it a little to the left of the chimney!
(Page 131)

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 145) January 1950 Radio & Television News - RF Cafe

"We have to be careful, our patrons don't always agree with the umpire!
(Page 145)

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 148) January 1950 Radio & Television News - RF Cafe

"Nervous contestants!"
(Page 148)

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 161) January 1950 Radio & Television News - RF Cafe

"Take it off! Take it off! Take it off!"
(Page 161)

 

 

Posted January 21, 2016

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines:

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