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!

2 Responses

  1. Christopher Chance

    Looking for an ad from an old black belt or Ninja magazine for the plans to a ninja cabin that was advertised.

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