Kapow! Fifties Britain verses the comics menace

In the mid 1950s Britain woke up to the threat of an invasion. “American style” comics were accused of ruining the reading habits of vulnerable children across the country and even inciting racism and violence. Could Captain Marvel cause crime? In this podcast from the National Archihives see the comics condemned as harmful and find out what action the government took to stamp out the comics menace.

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