Comic Relief

Groh, Brian
September 2000
New Republic;09/11/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 11, p46
Discusses the existence and role of comic books in the U.S. Importance of comic books in children's lives during the 1960s; Shift of the comic's theme to something catered to an adolescent audience; Factors that affect the decrease in comic book sales within the period 1993-1999; Benefits of comic books such as introducing children to many new words and providing them with imperfect but morally-inspiring heroes.


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