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"There's now an entire site devoted to archiving old comic book covers that make you go 'whaaaa?'" writes August J. Pollak. "My personal favorite has got to be the WWII 'buy war bonds' cover depicting Batman happily unloading a gattling gun." And there are so many more. But while you're at it exploring those so-clumsy-they're-sweet covers, don't forget: Our government's "psy-ops" program is busily creating a comic to win the "hearts and minds" of Middle Eastern youth. (August J. Pollak)

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