Physics Comics from the Golden Age

The Golden Age of comic books overlapped with a period of optimistic obsession with science. Reaching out to people with a passion for technology and comics led to the creation of a glorious collection of education mixed with entertainment. Physics Central has gone archive-diving for their favourites.

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The physics blog explains that the science in these comics range from awesome to hilarious:

They run the gamut. Some are illuminating, funny, and really helpful while others are just wildly inaccurate and are terribly dated.

Head over to Physics Central to read the list, complete with reviews of the science in each comic. What do you think? Did they miss highlighting any of your favourites? Have you found any particularly noteworthy stories while browsing?

Top image: "Andy's Atomic Adventures" in Picture Parade, September 1953

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mwhite66

They left out this one, a real classic.

NB: note the by-line at the bottom. Lt. Gen. Leslie R. Groves was the Army officer in charge of the Manhattan Project.