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Hiya Roboteers, welcome to Joe's Giant Robots! Here you’ll find a hodgepodge of pop culture oddities, vintage bric-a-brac, and anything I may fancy. My posts aren't politically correct at times, so if you’re easily offended you’ve been warned. Please feel free to poke around and have fun at my little internet-clubhouse. And as always gang, enjoy! ~Joe

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JGR Freaky Friday - Before Archie Comics: Dan DeCarlo Pin-Ups
DeCarlo is generally recognized as the creator of Josie from Josie and the Pussy Cats the hugely successful Archie Comic’s character… rwarr and meow! Please enjoy today’s JoesGiantRobots.com Freaky Friday!
Partial quote from the Wiki:


DeCarlo said he created Josie on his own in the late 1950s; his wife, named Josie, said in an interview quoted in a DeCarlo obituary, “We went on a Caribbean cruise, and I had a [cat] costume for the cruise, and that’s the way it started.”[1] DeCarlo first tried to sell the character as a syndicated comic strip called Here’s Josie, …


Gathered from various blogs, Tumblrs, and sites. Credit goes to all original posters. I’ve just compiled the images and added my thoughts.
As always gang, enjoy!!
It’s time to get freaky, see my other questionable Freaky Friday posts here.
~Joe

JGR Freaky Friday - Before Archie Comics: Dan DeCarlo Pin-Ups

DeCarlo is generally recognized as the creator of Josie from Josie and the Pussy Cats the hugely successful Archie Comic’s character… rwarr and meow! Please enjoy today’s JoesGiantRobots.com Freaky Friday!

Partial quote from the Wiki:

DeCarlo said he created Josie on his own in the late 1950s; his wife, named Josie, said in an interview quoted in a DeCarlo obituary, “We went on a Caribbean cruise, and I had a [cat] costume for the cruise, and that’s the way it started.”[1] DeCarlo first tried to sell the character as a syndicated comic strip called Here’s Josie, …

Gathered from various blogs, Tumblrs, and sites. Credit goes to all original posters. I’ve just compiled the images and added my thoughts.

As always gang, enjoy!!

It’s time to get freaky, see my other questionable Freaky Friday posts here.

~Joe

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Pin-Up art by the Great Gil Elvgren

The master of all pin-up artists, Gil Elvgren. This is not my first post of this incredible genius of tease; nor will it be my last.

From the wiki:

Elvgren was a commercial success. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. His clients ranged from Brown and Bigelow and Coca-Cola to General Electric and Sealy Mattress Company. In addition, during the 1940s and 1950s he illustrated stories for a host of magazines, such as The Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping.[6]

As always Roboters, enjoy!

~Joe

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~Joe

You are a man if you can draw!

…get laid with your brush and pen! If you like to draw, sketch, or paint, take the famous Talent Test. No fee. No obligation. Mail this coupon TODAY!

Do it… you know you want to.

~Joe

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Pin-Up art by the Great Gil Elvgren

The master of all pin-up artists, Gil Elvgren. This is not my first post of this incredible genius of tease; nor will it be my last.

From the wiki:

Gil Elvgren (March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980), born Gillette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Elvgren was one of the most important pin-up and glamour artists of the twentieth century. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow. Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art.[1][2]

As always Roboters, enjoy!

~Joe

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Pin-Up art by the Great Gil Elvgren

The master of all pin-up artists, Gil Elvgren. This is not my first post of this incredible genius of tease; nor will it be my last.

From the wiki:

Elvgren was a commercial success. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. His clients ranged from Brown and Bigelow and Coca-Cola to General Electric and Sealy Mattress Company. In addition, during the 1940s and 1950s he illustrated stories for a host of magazines, such as The Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping.[6]

As always Roboters, enjoy!

~Joe

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Pin-Up art by the Great Gil Elvgren

The master of all pin-up artists, Gil Elvgren. This is not my first post of this incredible genius of tease; nor will it be my last.

From the wiki:

Elvgren was a commercial success. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. His clients ranged from Brown and Bigelow and Coca-Cola to General Electric and Sealy Mattress Company. In addition, during the 1940s and 1950s he illustrated stories for a host of magazines, such as The Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping.[6]

As always Roboters, enjoy!

~Joe

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Pin-Up art by the Great Gil Elvgren

The master of all pin-up artists, Gil Elvgren. This is not my first post of this incredible genius of tease; nor will it be my last.

From the wiki:

Elvgren was a classical American illustrator. He was a master of portraying the all-American ideal feminine[citation needed], but he wasn’t limited to the calendar pin-up industry. He was strongly influenced by the early “pretty girl” illustrators, such as Charles Dana Gibson, Andrew Loomis, and Howard Chandler Christy. Other influences included the Brandywine School founded by Howard Pyle.[4]

As always Roboters, enjoy!

~Joe

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Vintage Novelty Stag Cartoon Cards, ca. 1940s

I truly do love 1920s-1930s old “naughty” stag type cartoons. Presented here are 10 excellent examples of some awesome old “dirty” cartoon cards. The cartoons have the name “Cooper” on them.

Here’s a quote from the original poster and seller, bibliophagist:

Wink, wink, nudge, nudge, cringe. (From a collection of novelty stag cartoon cards, ca. 1940s.

bibliophagist also commented:

"But you distinctly said: ‘Let’s go hunting bare!’" Sniggering period cartoons generally having to do with sex, buxom women, occasional racism ("Chinese Honeymoon"), etc. Five of the cartoons (and generally the most accomplished) are signed in the image "Cooper." One image shows an American occupation soldier with a Japanese woman, reference is made to (naked) twins and the query which has the Toni, one sexually charged anthropomorphic electical plug suggests Reddy Kilowatt (which had been popularized by Walter Lantz’s studio in 1947), the general hair and dress styles suggest the 1940s, etc.

It’s time to get freaky, see my other questionable Freaky Friday posts here.

~Joe

(via ultra-anok)

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Pin-Up art by the Great Gil Elvgren

The master of all pin-up artists, Gil Elvgren. This is not my first post of this incredible genius of tease; nor will it be my last.

From the wiki:

In 1937, Gil began painting calendar pin-ups for Louis F. Dow, one of America’s leading publishing companies, during which time he created about 60 works. Around 1944, Gil was approached by Brown and Bigelow, a firm that still dominates the field in producing calendars and advertising specialties. He was associated with Brown and Bigelow from 1945 to 1972.[5]

As always Roboters, enjoy!

~Joe

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The Robot on Gilligan’s Island

 Gilligan’s Island, Season 2, Episode 21: Gilligan’s Living Doll

Quote:

An experimental robot launched by the Air Force parachutes onto the island.

~Joe