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Kopeefun Cartoon Cuties Copied!









WHOA! I don't think the kind folks at Woolworth's intended our little KOPEEFUN consumer to use this magic transfer paper to copy hot, pre-code comic babes! Maybe the older brother got into the pack?

Kopee was magic. All you had to do was rub! A tracing paper impregnated with some mysterious chemical which would allow you to lift images right off the pages of your comics! I think this is what the copyright statement means when they say not to be stored "in any retrieval system."

Carefully preserved in a package from 1941. As you can see, the manufacturer had numerous suggestions for use. Well...I'm just glad our little wicked rubber had "extra sheets"

Magic Kopeefun Paper Pack of Extra Sheets with Handmade Rubbings 1941 Collection Jim Linderman

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  1. You suggested, "I don't think the kind folks at Woolworth's intended our little KOPEEFUN consumer to use this magic transfer paper to copy hot, pre-code comic babes!" - but they actually did, hot babes was part of the Kopeefun pitch.

    The 1972 book The Compleat Pitchman by the late Don Boles reproduces pages and pages of material that the Embree Manufacturing Company provided to Kopeefun demonstrators.

    The pitch they recommend includes, "I love to take out gorgeous gals. Look at this beautiful picture transferred from the paper. This is the safe way to take out gals with approval from the Missus." They also suggest that, "Women demonstrators should say, 'I love to take out handsome men...'"

    Don Boles was a sideshow magician, nightclub mentalist and the author of a number of other interesting books. His 1967 book The Midway Showman presents dozens of examples of single-o grindshow ideas for the enterprising carny, complete with bally and tips on how to frame the shows.

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  2. Hey Scott! Best "comment" EVER. THANKS! Much appreciate you sharing your knowledge.

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