The term adult comics typically denotes comic books, comic magazines, comic strips or graphic They went into a steep decline after World War II and by the mid-1950s only a small trickle of new product was still appearing on the market.
If it wasn't for underground comics (more popularly known as underground early 1950s, but Dr. Fredric Wertham, a congressional hearing and the Comics Code break taboos and expand the scope of comic books into adult subject matter.
Michael Dooley explores vilified vintage comics in part 2 of this 2 part The average adult may not know much about the fact that there are.
By 1950, he added, nearly a fifth of comics published were romances. dealing with the doings of rather adult-looking teenagers and young.
Stan and Jan also gained fame in the early 1950s for a comic strip entitled “Sister ,” which ran in Collier's magazine for many years. Highlights.