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Television-Themed Comics
June 1949 Radio & Television News

June 1949 Radio & TV News

June 1949 Radio & TV 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.

The June 1949 issue of Radio & Television News magazine had four television-themed comics. Television at that time was a relatively new home appliance, so there was a huge amount of interest in the technology. It hadn't really been all that long since the public got used to hearing sound (aka "talkies") in the movie theater, so the mystique that surrounded television made it the subject of a lot of puns and jokes. 1949 was a mere four years after the end of World War II, and the post-war economic boom was primed by a surplus of left-over electronic components along with lots of available talent both in the areas of design and assembly. There is a growing list of other comics at the bottom of the page. Over time, I am colorizing many of them, as with these.

Comics

Electronics Themed Comics from p102 of June 1949 Radio & TV News - RF Cafe

"And we'll just forget baseball 'til these chords are mastered!"
(Page 102)

Electronics Themed Comics from p113 of June 1949 Radio & TV News - RF Cafe

"I think this is a mighty underhanded way for you to
save money for a new television set!"
(Page 113)

Electronics Themed Comics from p121 of June 1949 Radio & TV News - RF Cafe

"Stanley ... put that television magnifier back immediately!"
(Page 121)

Electronics Themed Comics from p141 of June 1949 Radio & TV News - RF Cafe

(Page 141)

 

 

Posted February 23, 2023
(updated from original post on 3/8/2016)


These Technically−Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines. I personally scanned and posted every one from copies I own (and even colorized some).

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