Give Your Outreach Superpowers with Government Comics: The Story of a Conference Poster

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Introduction The US federal government has been producing comics directly or indirectly ever since 1918, when the short-lived Bureau of Cartoons was used to encourage American cartoonists to create propaganda during the First World War. Still, few people seem to be aware of this unique and fascinating resource. Government comics were the topic of a… Read more »

Library of Comics

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Madison Building at the Library of Congress If you’re ever in Washington, DC, stop by the James Madison Building at The Library of Congress and see what has been touted as the largest publicly available Comic Book Collection in the United States. Most of the current comic books at the Library of Congress have been acquired through copyright deposit, but a small… Read more »