Youthful Publications Archives

Atomic Attack #8 (Youthful Magazines, 1953)
We've talked quite a bit here over the years about the impact of atomic bomb testing at Bikini Atoll and the Eniwetok Atoll on media and popular culture at large after such testing began in 1946.  Such testing ultimately helped inspire the Silver Age origins of both the Sub-Mariner and Aquaman, among countless other things. [...]
Captain Science #6 (Youthful Magazines, 1951)
But the final story of the issue, "World War III with the Ants" by unknown creators, is the real stand-out story here.  An overlooked issue from the atomic age, there's a VG+ graded copy of Captain Science #6 in the 2023 March 19-21 Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Comic Books Select Auction #122312 at Heritage Auctions. Captain[...]