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Re: Numbskulls idea

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Anyone remember "The Nervs" in 1960s `Smash`? I loved it when Ken Reid started drawing it- really funny!
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Reason and emotion cartoon 1943

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvp3zAPraF4

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You already linked to that on page 2, Peter.

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Just thought I'd show the pictures has well...in case people didn't watch the cartoon..

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But why is the sensible reasonable Numskull driving the lady ALSO wearing a silly too-small hat?

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She is so brainy and has a large head!

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The woman in the back seat is the Id, the woman at the wheel is the Ego...and the silly too-small hat is the Superego! :)

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I thought some of you may enjoy this article that I tripped over. It's from "Look Magazine" 1938

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Well that's the earliest!

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Here's a couple of examples from an Usborne book called "How Your Body Works", illustrated by Colin King, first printed in 1975. It has mini people working more or less every part of the body, which is represented as giant machinery.

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There's also this modern masterpiece - thinking of ordering a poster of this one:
http://www.viruscomix.com/page571.html

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TwoHeadedBoy wrote:Here's a couple of examples from an Usborne book called "How Your Body Works", illustrated by Colin King, first printed in 1975. It has mini people working more or less every part of the body, which is represented as giant machinery.

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The pages about the reproductive system are... Bizarre!
I think we now need a scan from the said pages about the reproductive system! :D
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