Consumer Comix

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Title

Consumer Comix

Description

This educational comic book was a project of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, D.C. The book was distributed to high school seniors in Wisconsin. 

Consumer Comix artwork was created by Denis Kitchen, Peter Poplaski and Peter Loft. Wraparound cover art is by Kitchen and Loft.

From inside front cover:

"An introduction. This isn't an ordinary comic book. This is an educational comic book. (which doesn't make it any less entertaining.) The purpose of this book is to expose the tactics that some devious businessment use to rip-off unsuspecting consumers...."

"Don't let yourself be a victim. Be an educated consumer. Stand up for your rights."

Creator

Loft, Peter. 
Poplaski, Peter
Kitchen, Denis (editor)

Source

Comic Arts Collection, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1975

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU LibrariesSpecial Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s). 
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Notes

Learn more: 
Consumer Comix, Steve Krupp's Curio Shoppe 
Schreiner, D. (1994). Kitchen Sink Press: The First 25 Years. Northampton, MA: Kitchen Sink Enterprises.
Comics on a Mission: Educational and Public Service Comics, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

Loft, Peter.Poplaski, PeterKitchen, Denis (editor), “Consumer Comix,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed June 18, 2019, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/350.