A Comic Reflection of Society

America’s past through the lens of comic books

Atom-Age Combat #1, June 1952

Let’s talk comics. Not graphic novels. Real comic books. We’re talking comics from “Golden Age,” the period from Superman’s debut in 1938 to the mid-1950s. Plenty are in the public domain and freely available online. That burgeoning comic book industry also exposes the society of the day.



Retired Lawyer. Book Addict. History Buff. Lifelong South Dakotan. Blog: prairieprogressive.com

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