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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Government Comics Collection

Want to learn how to battle energy drainers with Captain America? Or brush up on seat belt safety with Supergirl? If so, you should take a moment to check out the online Government Comics Collection maintained by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln libraries. This collection of comic books produced by federal and state government agencies currently contains scanned PDF copies of almost 200 comics on topics such as health, crime, and the environment. It contains both old and new comics featuring many favorite characters including Charlie Brown, Blondie, and Yogi Bear. Finally, the collection also includes government documents and reports from the 1950s regarding the impact of comics on juveniles.

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