Ferenc Morton Szasz's Atomic Comics: Cartoonists Confront the Nuclear World PDF

By Ferenc Morton Szasz

ISBN-10: 0874178746

ISBN-13: 9780874178746

ISBN-10: 0874179181

ISBN-13: 9780874179187

The introduction of the Atomic Age challenged purveyors of pop culture to provide an explanation for to most people the complicated clinical and social problems with atomic strength. Atomic Comics examines how comedian books, comedian strips, and different caricature media represented the Atomic Age from the early Nineteen Twenties to the current. during the exploits of superhero figures reminiscent of Atomic guy and Spiderman, in addition to an array of nuclear adversaries and atomic-themed adventures, the general public obtained a brand new medical vocabulary and found the foremost controversies surrounding nuclear technological know-how. Ferenc Morton Szasz’s considerate research of the subjects, content material, and imagery of rankings of comics that seemed principally within the usa and Japan bargains a desirable point of view at the means pop culture formed American comprehension of the fissioned atom for greater than 3 generations.

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