Worried that Earth may soon suffer from overpopulation and irreversible environmental damage? Worry not, my fellow passengers of Spaceship Earth! In the future, we'll just hop on our space-faring Mayflowers to go find habitable planets. At least that was the promise of this Sunday comic strip from 1959.
The August 16, 1959 edition of Arthur Radebaugh's "Closer Than We Think" assured young newspaper readers of the space age that by the time they were adults, they'd be able to relocate on Space Mayflowers.