Vintage Homebrewed Cartoons from World War II

Posted by John Martone on May 25, 2009 in Comic Books

Illustrated Envelopes from World War II from Corporal Weinert

Happy Memorial Day! While most of us usually commemorate this date with hot dogs and hamburgers, sometimes it’s awe inspiring just to remember what this date is is all about: Those who made sacrifices for the rest of us. One such person was Corporal Weinert, a soldier during World War II. Weinert made a habit of personalizing his envelopes sent home with rich cartoony illustrations that can only be described as pure Americana. This amazing collection has a good number of his envelopes, but unfortunately lacks the letters within. Although they paint an charming picture of the thoughts of a GI sharing his insights with his family and friends on the home front: Read more…

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