Friday, January 26, 2007

Comic Book PSA: What we taught children

Jackpot #8 - Worlds of  Wonder feature
Panel excerpt from the single page Worlds of Wonder feature that appeared in Jackpot #8 (Winter 1942),
an educational PSA modeled in the style of the Ripley's Believe It Or Not! format that was a much copied and a common feature in many magazines.


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9 comments:

  1. what the HELL? Columbus never even set foot on American soil!
    Cannibals? Yeah, being burned at the stake by the Spanish Inquisition was soooo much more civilized.

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  2. Bah, more anti-cannibal hysteria.

    It's just bigotry again Cannibal-Americans!

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  3. Well, now we know how Chuck Xavier lost the use of his legs.

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  4. No, no, that was Herr Starr in Preacher. FUNNY cannibalism!

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  5. the 'indians' first encountered were on carribean islands.
    these islands named after the CARIB tribes whose name means cannibal/s in spanish.

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  6. "these islands named after the CARIB tribes whose name means cannibal/s in spanish."

    And we would've gotten away with it, too, if it hadn't been for you white people and your meddling smallpox!

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  7. hale of Angelthorne said...

    "And we would've gotten away with it, if it weren't for you meddling kids!"

    I fixed this for you.

    Scooby-Dooby-Doo!

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