Someone bring this back, even if its digital.. Maybe I'll make it a daily or weekly thing, post a comic or one of the Iron Ons that were included in most issues or something.. Plenty more after the jump...Very image heavy..Vote for your favorite by posting it in the comments

1959. the one that started it all. One issue that year.

From Wikipedia

CARtoons magazine was an American publication that focused on automotive humor and hot rod artwork. Originated by Carl Kohler and drag-racing artist Pete Millar, it was published by Petersen Publication Company as a quarterly starting in 1959.

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The first issue included a comic strip, The Saga of Rumpville, illustrated by Millar.

In 1962, the magazine became bi-monthly. During some years in the 1970s and 1980s, the magazine published eight issues per year. CARtoons folded with the August 1991 issue.

It featured articles, comic strips, step-by-step how-to drawing pages and more. In the 1960s until 1975 it carried the Unk and them Varmints strip. In 1975, the magazine underwent a complete overhaul with a new logo, new artists and new features. The late 1970s and early 1980s issues included iron-ons, which ended in 1983. The iron-ons were later replaced with a center poster which often was a larger print of the cover art.

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Through the years, some of the featured artists were Alex Toth, Tom Medley, Mike Arens, Jim Willoughby, Russ Manning, Willie Ito, Dale Hale, George Trosley (creator of Krass & Bernie), John Kovalic, Shawn Kerri (one of the few females who drew for the magazine), Duane Bibby, Steve Austin, Dave Deal, Joe Borer, Nelson Dewey, Bob Hardin, John Larter and Dennis Ellefson.

Closely related publications were CYCLEtoons, SURFtoons and Hot Rod Cartoons

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For Bandit

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August 1991, the Final Issue.

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April/May 1963, Next month will be 50 years..

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This one might just be my favorite, Shift pattern voice bubbles FTW.. and...thats what we called "Stance" back in the day..

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