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Model Aviation Comic Strips of Yore
January 1968 through March 1975 American Aircraft Modeler

August 1974American Modeler Cover
October 1972 American Aircraft Modeler CoverAppearances of model aviation related comic strips continued in American Aircraft Modeler after its conversion from American Modeler. "Ace," "Boomer McBragg," and some untitled comics. Some subjects are dated, but many are as familiar today as back 40 yeas ago. Where available, I scanned the comics and replicated them here so that everyone can enjoy the long-ago work of a great artist. More will be added as they become available. Here are comics from American Modeler.

Boomer McBragg, drawn by Bob Godden, was a comic strip that made appearances in the early 1970s editions of American Aircraft Modeler. The last time comics were included in AMA's magazine was sometime in the late 1990s, when Edward L. Henry's "Microhenries" was a monthly feature. For the electronics-illiterate, the Henry is the unit of inductance, and the microhenry is one millionth of a Henry. Conveniently, the letter "L" (Edward's middle initial) is the abbreviation for the Henry.

"Ace" Comic from August 1974 American Aircraft Modeler  - Airplanes and Rockets

"Ace" - August 1974 American Aircraft Modeler (page 71), by David Illsley

"Boomer McBragg" Comic from October 1972 American Aircraft Modeler  - Airplanes and Rockets

"Boomer McBragg" - October 1972 American Aircraft Modeler (page 113), by Bob Godden

 

 

Posted November 6, 2010

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