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By Ferenc Morton Szasz

The introduction of the Atomic Age challenged purveyors of pop culture to provide an explanation for to most people the advanced medical 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 reminiscent of 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 found the most important controversies surrounding nuclear technological know-how. Ferenc Morton Szasz’s considerate research of the subjects, content material, and imagery of rankings of comics that seemed mostly within the usa and Japan bargains a desirable viewpoint at the manner pop culture formed American comprehension of the fissioned atom for greater than 3 generations.

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