The life of John Miller DESTROYED at the first sip of wicked JUICE:
ELSEWHERE, The PLUNGE into Vice and Degredation is SWIFT!
Drunk Damsels, Chained up Behind Bars, The Devil Drink Solely to BLAME
Howdy - EXTREMELY happy to share this one with you. Been looking for this cork-popper for over a decade and am really delighted to share it. UNKEPT PROMISE is a temperance comic from the super-hero sounding LEGION OF TRUTH, published in 1949. As anti-alcohol comics go, this is top shelf, undilluted, and completely drunk with themes and memorable panels: Wife Beating, Prostitution, Vice, it's got it all! (Why are these cautionary screeds always so RACY!)
It was actually a small challenge to pick WHICH panels to highlight here. (You'll likely find others here that are your favorites) Scroll below for the whole sordid thing. It even includes a pledge!
The cartoonists paid to do this clearly had a great time with every panel, too:
Happy Holidays from Comics with Problems - And don't forget OUR NATION HAS BEEN BETRAYED!
Enjoy the whole thing below:
Make no mistake, that is a SERIOUS taint:
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