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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 give an explanation for to most of the people the advanced clinical and social problems with atomic energy. Atomic Comics examines how comedian books, comedian strips, and different comic strip media represented the Atomic Age from the early Nineteen Twenties to the current. throughout the exploits of superhero figures akin to Atomic guy and Spiderman, in addition to an array of nuclear adversaries and atomic-themed adventures, the general public bought a brand new medical vocabulary and stumbled on the most important controversies surrounding nuclear technological know-how. Ferenc Morton Szasz’s considerate research of the topics, content material, and imagery of rankings of comics that seemed mostly within the usa and Japan bargains a desirable standpoint at the method pop culture formed American comprehension of the fissioned atom for greater than 3 generations.

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