Vintage Comics Against War | Portside

Who knew? Not me, an assiduous fan of dissenting, social-critical, antiwar and antiracist comic art since at least the first issue of Mad Comics  that passed under my eyes in summer of 1955 (I was not quite 11). The most marvelous age of comics popularity, creativity and political diversity was passing, not only thanks to the growing universality of television (still spreading then, from the coasts inland) but also to the reign of censorship, actually self-censorship, that drove out nearly all the most daring comics.

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