The Budo Zodiac

As today is my birthday…

Found this print ad ran in a 1981 issue of Black Belt magazine, a neato blend of Chinese zodiac and Japanese martial arts. The artist did his or her homework, too!

1969 — that makes both Tim and I mighty double-nunchaku wielding karate cocks! Think I’d prefer to be an honest and thrifty assassin rat instead…

Anyone out there have one of these shirts back in the day?

UPDATE: VN reader Dominic Thibault sent us this pic via Facebook. Appropriate to the current Chinese Lunar New Year and everything!

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