The 1940s and 1950s Were the Golden Age of Comic Books — Do You Remember?

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Comic Books have been a part of American culture for decades. They have helped to shape the entertainment world, but they also reflect real-life challenges. This has never been more evident than in the time of World War 2. During the Golden age from 1939 to 1956, comic books offered both an escape from harsh realities and an innovative way to process them. From Captain America and Superman squaring off against the Nazis to Archie and Jughead reflecting the life of American youth, this era was something special. Join us as we look back. You can find our nostalgic look at the Golden Age of Comics here.

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