Much Better Than the Drafting They Do in the Army

December 1972

Jungle Action #2

I’m still amazed by the number of career-related ads in these older comics – I guess I was under the impression that people saw comics as “just for kids,” but Jungle Action from 1972 begs to differ.

Here we have an ad boasting of the benefits of learning drafting – a high-paying job that supposedly anyone can learn!


With a coast-to-coast shortage of draftsmen (no women?) and no strikes or layoffs, it must be the ideal career!



A Fiendish Plot by The Joker? Nope, Just Career Training

December 1972

Jungle Action #2

Hey, you’d be smiling too if you were earning a five-figure salary! Well, in 1972, I guess…


But check it out – in addition to all of these wonderful options, they also have careers for women! How thoughtful of LaSalle to include careers that even women could train for!