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Comic book nation : the transformation of youth culture in America / Bradford W. Wright
Bib ID 764711
Format BookBook
Author
Wright, Bradford W., 1968-
 
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Description Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2001 
xix, 336 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 080186514X (alkaline paper)
Full contents
  • 1. Superheroes for the Common Man: The Birth of the Comic Book Industry, 1933-1941
  • 2. Race, Politics, and Propaganda: Comic Books Go to War, 1939-1945
  • 3. Confronting Success: Comic Books and Postwar America, 1945-1950
  • 4. Youth Crisis: Comic Books and Controversy, 1947-1950
  • 5. Reds, Romance, and Renegades: Comic Books and the Culture of the Cold War, 1947-1954
  • 6. Turning Point: Comic Books in Crisis, 1954-1955
  • 7. Great Power and Great Responsibility: Superheroes in a Superpower, 1956-1967
  • 8. Questioning Authority: Comic Books and Cultural Change, 1968-1979
  • 9. Direct to the Fans: The Comic Book Industry since 1980
  • Epilogue: The Death of Superman, or, Must There Be a Comic Book Industry?
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

English.

Subjects Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century.  |  Comic books and children -- United States.

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