Reefer Madness

artist: Craig Yoe
publisher: Dark Horse
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language: English
coloring: full color

Degradation! Crime! Madness! Hysteria surrounded marijuana as a perceived gateway drug from the 1930s to the 1950s and beyond. Adventure Comics, by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and works by Frank Frazetta, Jerry Robinson, Jack Kirby, and many more, reveal the social reaction to this era of 'Reefer Madness.' From comically misinformed to soberly concerned, these comics lament the impact of weed on youth culture.DB

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