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Sunday, November 19, 2017

"Reefer Madness"



Dark Horse Comics' "Reefer Madness" trade paperback, available April 2018, collects classic 'weed' comic book stories from the 1930's to the 1950's, from "Superman" creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, plus Jerry Robinson of "Batman" fame, illustrators Jack 'King' Kirby, Frank 'Conan' Frazetta and a whole lot more:


"...Degradation! Crime! Madness! Hysteria surrounded marijuana as a 'gateway' drug from the 1930's to the 1950's 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 the wildly misinformed....


"...to the soberly concerned...


"...these comics lament the impact of weed on youth culture..."


Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Reefer Madness"...