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Commies, Cowboys, and Jungle Queens: Comic Books and America, 1945-1954 [Paperback]

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Pages   151
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.5 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 31, 1998
Publisher   Wesleyan
ISBN  0819563382  
EAN  9780819563385  

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In addition to their entertainment value, comic books offered a unique world-view to a large segment of the American public in the confusing decade following World War II. Millions were distributed to service personnel during the war years, and by 1945, adults as well as children were reading an astounding 60 million comic books per month. These books treated such contemporary concerns as the atomic and hydrogen bombs, growth of international Communism, and the Korean War, and they offered heroes and heroines to deal with such problems. In response to moral criticism, the industry established a Comics Code that specified acceptable content. The code prohibited most of what had appeared in the medium prior to 1954, thus ending what has since come to be known as the "golden age" of comic books. With reproductions of five representative stories supplementing the text, William Savage's book (first published in 1990), will appeal to social historians and others interested in this vivid expression of American culture.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! WILLIAM W SAVAGE, Jr., is a Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of eight books on the culture of the American West, seven published by the University of Oklahoma Press. His book publications include: Cowboy Life: Reconstructing an American Myth; Indian Life: Transforming an American Myth; The Cowboy Hero: His Image in American History and Culture; and Singing Cowboys and All That Jazz: A Short History of Popular Music in Oklahoma.

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Interesting Look at American Through Comics  Oct 22, 2001
William W. Savage, Jr. had led the way in this brief volume, colourfully titled Commies, Cowboys and Jungle Queens (original title Comic Books and America, 1945 - 1954). The author was among the first the look at the content of the comic books, read and passed around by millions of children and teenagers and not just a few adults, in terms of their comments on the culture which they reflected, such as the wonderful look at the Korean conflict as reflected in the comics. This book led to the brilliant and highly recommended Comic Book Nation by Bradford W. Wright and for that it should be thanked. This particular volume by William Savage is well-written, insightful, and often very funny. Its main drawback is its brevity and lack of more comic panels for illustrative purposes. All that aside, this is an enjoyable read.

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