Michael VanCalbergh, on the History of Comics and its role in Society Today

Mar 18, 2018, 08:03 PM

This week on Off the Cuff History, Host Sean Copeland talks to Michael VanCalbergh a former lecturerer from Rutgers University, in Newark, NJ on the history and role of comics, its alleged ties to criminality and communism, how the two big companies emerged (DC and Marvel), and the impact of Underground comix and their diverse followings. Mr. VanCalbergh is also half of the comedy etymology podcast duo "Words for Dinner" which is available for download on iTunes.