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

By Ferenc Morton Szasz

The introduction of the Atomic Age challenged purveyors of pop culture to give 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 sketch media represented the Atomic Age from the early Nineteen Twenties to the current. throughout the exploits of superhero figures equivalent to Atomic guy and Spiderman, in addition to an array of nuclear adversaries and atomic-themed adventures, the general public received a brand new medical vocabulary and chanced on the key controversies surrounding nuclear technology. Ferenc Morton Szasz’s considerate research of the subjects, content material, and imagery of ratings of comics that seemed principally within the usa and Japan deals 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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