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This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

by | 13th, May 2013

IN the 1950s, the powers that be created a comic book to tell kids what hideous fates could befall them if they took risks and failed to spot danger signs. The safety manual  as called It’s Great to Be Alive! – aka Never Ride A Bike. 

In this scene the motorist has run over the armed juvenile delinquent on a shooting spree.

its great to be alive 1950 16 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

Says yes to evergreens!


its great to be alive 1950 15 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

The new iKite makes this problem go away.

its great to be alive 1950 13 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

Caught red-handed drinking dad’s aftershave.

its great to be alive 1950 12 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

Also take care at the BBC Television Centre.

its great to be alive 1950 11 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

What happened to Bob?

its great to be alive 1950 10 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

Elmer. 

its great to be alive 1950 9 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

This is how the dinosaurs died out.

its great to be alive 1950 8 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

Don’t read books!

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Which is worse?

its great to be alive 1950 5 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

 

If Bill and Joe lost an eye and a leg in their crash, why isn’t this kid more badly injured?

its great to be alive 1950 4 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

 

 

Nominative determinism.

its great to be alive 1950 3 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

 

Allegedly.

its great to be alive 1950 1 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

Bloody cyclists coming though the windscreen smacked straight into poor Tommy.

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its great to be alive 1950 14 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)

 

 

And then she caught MRSA at the hospital and that nice man off the telly say on her bed.

its great to be alive 1950 6 This 1950s safety manual was called It’s Great to Be Alive! (aka: when bicycles attack!)



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