Emmy Lou by Marty Links

Emmy Lou

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  1. Flash5005

    Flash5005 said, over 1 year ago

    A half-gallon left? Those ’68 Ramblers got better mileage than I thought!

  2. comicbuff24

    comicbuff24 said, over 1 year ago

    What do you think is sitting on the table with the lamp? I can’t figure it out!

  3. ellisaana

    ellisaana GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @comicbuff24

    A box of Kleenex?

  4. katina.cooper

    katina.cooper said, over 1 year ago

    Daddy will need those keenex when it costs him 3 dollars to fill the tank at 1970 prices.

  5. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Dad will expect him to fill the tank back to what it was.

  6. comicbuff24

    comicbuff24 said, over 1 year ago

    Any guess of what the title of the newspaper is?

  7. comicbuff24

    comicbuff24 said, over 1 year ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Absolutely!

  8. Reynard61

    Reynard61 said, over 1 year ago

    @katina.cooper

    Not quite. According to the charts in this article, the nominal average price of gas (what the consumer paid at the pump in the year indicated, not adjusted for inflation) in 1970 was under 50¢.

  9. curmudgeon68

    curmudgeon68 said, over 1 year ago

    I lived in Phoenix in 1970, and I think I was paying somewhere in the 30 cent per gallon range.
    I remember screaming bloody murder when premium hit .50 a gallon in ’74.

  10. ellisaana

    ellisaana GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Reynard61

    That sounds about right.
    You could also buy a new 240Z sports car for about $3000.
    But salaries were a lot lower, too.
    It’s all relative.

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