Comic Books and the Cold War (essay by Frederick A. Wright)
Comic Art Propaganda (Fredrik Stromberg)
Government Issue: Comics for the People (Richard Graham)
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Posted by ShadowWing Tronix on October 4, 2017 in Comic Spotlight and tagged Barry Allen, Captain Cold, NerdSync, The Flash.
World War I (1914 to 1918) had no comic books really, but check out the artwork and messages on the propaganda posters from the World War I era. The mix of artistry and political persuasion is incredible. With World War II, look at how cartoons displayed propaganda. For instance, I seem to recall seeing a clip of a cartoon with Porky Pig in a U.S. Navy uniform. The porkster was obviously used as a way to recruit people into the U.S. Navy. Comics, cartoons, and propaganda during World War II and the Cold War were very strongly linked.
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