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Aerial Hijinx: “Blondie,” 1955

Blondie 1955

This 1955 Blondie cartoon shows how much some things have changed — remember aerials? Or paying ¬†five bucks for a service call? — and how much DIY’ers still face the same pitfalls. Well, some are steeper than others …

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A day in the life of a tech nut (1947)

Mister_Breger 1947c

“Mr. Breger” was a comic that began as “Private Breger” during WWII. (Its other name, “G.I. Joe,” later became widely used.) During the war, his cartoons were signed by Sgt. Dave Breger. After the war it became “Mister Breger” and ran until 1970.

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