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Author Wright, Bradford W., 1968-

Title Comic book nation : the transformation of youth culture in America / Bradford W. Wright.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2001.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN6725 .W74 2001    Available  ---
Description xix, 336 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Superheroes for the common man : the birth of the comic book industry, 1933-1941 -- Race, politics, and propaganda : comic books go to war, 1939-1945 -- Confronting success : comic books and postwar America, 1945-1950 -- Youth crisis : comic books and controversy, 1947-1950 -- Reds, romance, and renegades : comic books and the culture of the Cold War, 1947-1954 -- Turning point : comic books in crisis, 1954-1955 -- Great power and great responsibility : superheroes in a superpower, 1956-1967 -- Questioning authority : comic books and cultural change, 1968-1979 -- Direct to the fans : the comic book industry since 1980 -- Death of Superman, or, must there be a comic book industry?
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Comic books and children -- United States.
ISBN 080186514X (alk. paper)