Anti-smoking strips


Lew Stringer’s “Blimey” features a few very interesting anti-smoking strips that appeared in British comic magazines in the sixties.

What’s shocking, though, is the fact that boys were motivated to stop smoking (or at least not start) by focussing on the fact that it takes away your strength and stamina (typically boy qualities). Meanwhile, girls were puffing away across girls’ magazines ! Better keep the weaker sex weak, eh guv ?

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