Electronics-Themed Comics
October 1948 Radio & Television News Article

October 1948 Radio & TV News
October 1948 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 are a few electronics-themed comics from a 1948 edition of Radio & Television News magazine. I particularly like the one from page 92. Webster's Dictionary offers 28 separate definitions of the word "carry" in both transitive and intransitive forms. The definition implied by the proprietor is #19 a :  to bear the charges of holding or having (as stocks or merchandise) from one time to another. The definition inferred by the lady is #1:  to move while supporting. How can one word have so many definitions?

A complete list of all the comics I have posted is at the bottom of the page. They would make good fodder for lightening up a technical presentation.

Electronics-Themed Comics

But Lady, you take my sign too literally! - RF Cafe

"But Lady, you take my sign too literally!"
(p92)

Electronics-themed comic (p118) - RF Cafe

"Good Morning, Exercise Club Members! Up and out of bed, bend to the floor, bend -- 1-2-3-4 put some pep into it!"
(p118)

That must be the Grid Leak! - RF Cafe

"That must be the Grid Leak!"
(p92)

That will conclude our broadcast for tonight! - RF Cafe

"That will conclude our broadcast for tonight!"
(p180)

 

 

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These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines: