Long before America entered World War II comic book artists and authors addressed the Nazi threat.
Though comics have long been known as a vehicle for escapism during the 1940s dozens of creators and companies produced a slew of covers and stories aimed right at the head of Hitler and the other Axis Powers.
Mark Fertig’s gorgeous book ‘Take That, Adolf!: The Fighting Comic Books Of The Second World War,’ released in April – documents and analyzes over 500 of these covers.
Given the infuriating events in and after Charlottesville these images are no longer just a historical treasury.
Anyone looking for inspiration in the fight against white hate can find plenty in these exuberant and defiant images.