Comic Book Cultures
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The 1940s: Superheroes Go to War
The 1950s: Fear, Censorship and the Cold War
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The 1980s: Vigilante Heroism in an Age of Destruction
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Dick Tracy no. 34, 1939
Often defined as the prototypical Depression-era comic, Dick Tracy appealed to popular consciousness with its clear demarcation of good and evil.
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