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Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion

Sunday, July 11, 12:00pm and 2:00pm

The atomic scare influenced almost every aspect of American culture and had a profound impact on comic books and the perception of the superhero. Considered an act of patriotism during World War II, reading superhero comics came under intense scrutiny during the Atomic age, giving rise to a new genre of comics as the American people desired to explore worlds beyond their own. Join education director Amy Consalvi for a close look at the evolution of comics during the Atomic Age.