World War II was over, but as the 1940s gave way to the 1950s, a new evil lurked in the land.
It attracted a youthful audience -- boys, mostly -- who fell victim to its colorful images, dripping in red, and gave money to its purveyors.
Authorities took notice. The United States had a new menace, they said, one whose name started with "c" and whose first syllable rhymed with "bomb." Read full article »