Camera Comics was published in the 1940s by the US Camera Publishing Company to spur excitement among youngsters around amateur photography. Along with the exciting tales of Kid Click, Linda Lens, and Jim Lane, Insurance Investigator, the comics also included HOWTO projects, like the above "Make A Pistol Grip For Your Camera." Camera Comics (accidental mysteries)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.