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

Author(s): Wright, Bradford W., 1968-
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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--United States--History--20th century
Comic books and children--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
LC Classification: P, PN
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction
1. Superheroes for the Common Man: The Birth of the Comic Book Industry, 1933-1941 1
2. Race, Politics, and Propaganda: Comic Books Go to War, 1939-1945 30
3. Confronting Success: Comic Books and Postwar America, 1945-1950 56
4. Youth Crisis: Comic Books and Controversy, 1947-1950 86
5. Reds, Romance, and Renegades: Comic Books and the Culture of the Cold War, 1947-1954 109
6. Turning Point: Comic Books in Crisis, 1954-1955 154
7. Great Power and Great Responsibility: Superheroes in a Superpower, 1956-1967 180
8. Questioning Authority: Comic Books and Cultural Change, 1968-1979 226
9. Direct to the Fans: The Comic Book Industry since 1980 254
Epilogue: The Death of Superman, or, Must There Be a Comic Book Industry? 282
Notes 287
Notes on Sources 323
Index 331
Notes: LCCN: 00010277
ISBN: 080186514X (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-322) and index
Physical Description: xix, 336 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 44573354
ISBN/ISSN: 080186514X

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