The Corrosive Influence of Pinball

LaGuardia1An historical article on pinball from the Jack Kirby Museum:

America has a long history of concerns about the corruption of youth (a concern that today seems greatly diminished but by no means absent). The anti-comic book crusade of Dr. Wertham and others that ultimately led to the creation of the Comic Code is one example of such a concern but it is by no means the only one.

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2 comments

  1. bowen
    December 10, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    Good thing there are no companies currently making pinball machines, then! It’s dangerous!

    Also, little known fact: LaGuardia was photographed during the first-ever slam tilt.

  2. December 13, 2013 at 8:49 am

    Found a high resolution image of this page on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91682806@N07/9733363511/

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