Your Unauthorized Guide to the Golden Age of National Lampoon Magazine

277. Vikings’ Landing Before Columbus

February 28, 2011

Q: I remember an issue in the mid-seventies that had a single cartoon titled something like “Proof Vikings landed before Columbus” A great image of burly Vikings coming ashore in an Indian village and mounting everything (squaws, totem poles, canoes). I looked around and can’t find a reference to it.

A: It was the “Surprise Poster” in the May 1976 (Unwanted Foreigners) issue (page 90).


Found what it is: Discovery of America 1000 AD = 2 Page Painted Color illo by BORIS Vallejo Now trying to find a digital copy of it.


March 1, 2011 7:58 am

I remember the cartoon well. It was beautifully-rendered, in full color. It was hilarious. In the way that politically-incorrect humour could be in those days.


September 23, 2014 11:17 pm

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