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VCU_Spider Man and Power Pack NCPCA rsz.jpg
Marvel giveaway comic book produced in cooperation with the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse. Children are urged to tell a trusted adult if something has happened, and to know that there are phone numbers to call if you need help.…

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Educational comic book sponsored and distributed by Solvent Abuse Foundation for Education (SAFE). Created and produced by Custom Comic Services.Artwork by Mike Roy.A message from The Solvent Abuse Foundation for Education (SAFE) is printed inside…

VCU_Supergirl American Honda safety comic rsz.jpg
Educational comic book produced and distributed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Safety Belt Campaign.A message from Elizabeth Hanford Dole, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation is printed inside the…

VCU_Sparkys Second Chance Fire Safety for Everyone rsz.jpg
Educational comic book sponsored and distributed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA. Created and produced by Custom Comic Services. Finished artwork by Mike Roy.

VCU_Dennis the Menace Takes a Poke at Poison cover rsz.jpg
This giveaway comic book seeks to educate children and their parents about the poisonous nature of many items commonly found in the home. It urges parents to "Poison Proof Your Home."A publication created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

VCU_Los Amigos conservan a sus amigos con vida_cover rsz.jpg
Spanish-language educational comic book created for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).Inside front cover contains a letter from Micky Sadoff, President, MADD National.Founded in 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a nonprofit…

VCU_Lets Talk about it_cover rsz.jpg
Informational comic book "created as an educational component of the American Psychiatric Association 'Let's Talk About Mental Illness' public awareness campaign, produced through an educational grant from The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, MI." (from…

VCU_Rex Morgan MD talks about your unborn child cover rsz.jpg
Educational comic book about the dangers of drinking while pregnant and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.Sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Inside front cover contains a letter signed by G. R. Dickerson,…

VCU_Capt America Goes to War Against Drugs cover rsz.jpg
1990 giveaway comic book published by Marvel Comics in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.Captain America helps a young baseball player who has come under the influence of an alien and turned to illegal drugs.Script:Peter…

VCU_Consumer Comix Wisconsin DoJ crop rsz.jpg
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 Comixartwork was created by Denis…

VCU_NY Dept Mental Hygiene Presents Chic Youngs Blondie Sept 1965 cover rsz.jpg
Educational comic book promoting sound emotional health, particularly within families. A letter written by Newton Bigelow, M.D., Commissioner of Mental Hygiene for the State of New York is printed inside the back cover. Excerpts:"As Blondie said,…

VCU_Spider Man_Planned Parenthood comic cover rsz.jpg
Informational comic book aimed at teenagers provides basic facts about sex, reproduction and birth control, as well as suggested sources to learn more.Story: The Amazing Spider-Man discovers that the alien villain, the Prodigy, is convincing…

VCU_M333 Box 1 Escape from Fear Planned Parenthood  Federation of America Publications 1962 cover rsz.jpg
Giveaway comic book distributed by Planned Parenthood Federation of America Publications. Revised edition of a 1956 publication.Fear of an unwanted pregnancy makes intimacy stressful for the Harpers. Learning about contraception from Planned…

VCU_Blackhawk No 184 May 1963 NSWA psa rsz.jpg
Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and social values. Publisher's Note: "Published…

VCU_Blackhawk No 222 July 1966 NSWA psa rsz.jpg
"Natural Beauty -- Everybody's Fight" illustrates quotations and paraphrases from President Lyndon B. Johnson's "Remarks to the Delegates to the White House Conference on Natural Beauty," given on May 25, 1965.Public service comic published as a part…

VCU_Our Army at War Feb 1967 no 176 NSWA psa Peace on Earth rsz.jpg
Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and social values. Publisher's Note: "Published…

VCU_Story of inflation Fed Reserve Bank of NY cover rsz.jpg
Educational comic book published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Public Information Department.

PN 6728_P636P6_1969 Power is Green rsz.jpg
Educational comic book in the form of a dialogue between a successful black man in a suit who is taking a vacation with his wife in their convertable. He encourages young men of color hanging around a diner to get free job training and advice so as…

VCU_How Stalin Hopes We Will Destroy America crop rsz.jpg
Giveaway comic book about the dangers of inflation. Text argues that Communists want America to spend itself into destruction by printing more money. Advocates for the U.S. Government to operate on a "pay-as-you-go" basis. Encourages citizens to…

Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story 1958 crop rsz.jpg
Educational comic book published by the Fellowship of Reconciliationfollowing the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The comic bookadvocates for the principles of nonviolence and teaches methods of nonviolent resistance. It was produced by the…

Beth Ahabah Museum_Mammy Yokum and the Great Dogpatch Mystery cover rsz.jpg
This comic book reprints afable about prejudice and racial harmonyby Al Capp. The story first appeared in Capp's L'il Abner comic strip. The comic book, printed and distributed by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, tells a fable about…

VCU_PN 6727_P38H47 1960z_Here Comes Whiteman crop rsz.jpg
White supremacist comic book created for the American Nazi Party by member John Patler. Born John C. Patsalos, John Patler joined the American Nazi Party in 1960 and changed his name. The ANP had its headquarters in Arlington, Va. In 1967 Patler…

Adventure Comics 203 August 1954 Peter Porkchops gives tips on summer fun rsz.jpg
Peter Porkchops gives "Tips On Summer Fun!" Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and…

Adventure Comics 212 May 1955 Camping rsz.jpg
Binky gives "Tips on Camping!" Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and social…

Adventure Comics 215 August 1955 Never underestimate a new idea rsz.jpg
Binky says: "Never Underestimate A New Idea!" Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship…
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