Civil Defense Comic (1957-1960)

Since the copyright date of this informational comic book about civil defense is 1957,  it is probably safe to assume that it was produced in the late 1950s. The protagonists, Jim, Sally and their mother and father, are residents of disaster-prone Centerville. Not the least of their problems is a threatened nuclear attack.  Al Capp's Li'l Abner only appears on the cover (lucky for him). 

At the back of the comic, there is a civil defense oriented crossword puzzle (e.g., what is an eight letter word for "640-1240 emergency broadcasting system" and a glossary (e.g., the definition of "fire storm.")

Donated by David Simpson

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