A History of American War Comics

John McShane explores the range of comics created in the USA during World War II and beyond.

He highlights the range of responses these conflicts generated, from Captain America punching Hitler out of the park in 1940 to the Nam, a Marvel title that explored the realities for GI’s during the Vietnam War.

John McShane is the creator of comic series Jimmy the Zombie and many more, publisher of Trident Comics, contributor to Comic Scene and frequent presenter at LICAF and other comic festivals.

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