Yes, I know. Canada's history magazine is no longer known as The Beaver. Instead it is known as, wait for it, Canada's History magazine. It is no longer the beloved yet suggestive The Beaver, but it still a great magazine to check out.
Especially for hockey fans in the September 2012 issue. After all, it is the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series, one of Canada's greatest historic moments. Paul Henderson's immortal pose highlights the cover and Bruce Dowbiggin expertly writes about "Hockey's Cold War". Here's a sneak peek:
But the really wonderful feature in the magazine is a collection of Aislin political cartoons from 1972.
The Montreal Gazette's Terry Mosher - known to the world of cartoon commentary as the famous Aislin - not only provides full colour original cartoons of the Summit Series, but also his own fresh commentary on the cartoons and the Summit Series. Here's a sneak peek again:
It seems The Beav . . . I mean Canada's History magazine does not offer the article text or the imagery on it's website. So be sure to check your newsstand or library for this special issue.