Gifts to the United Nations!

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Title

Gifts to the United Nations!

Description

Comic description: The comic opens with this text: "Along the East River in New York City stretches six blocks of international territory-- the headquarters of the United Nations. Here 76 member nations work together for world peace". The comic goes on to show and describe a few of the gifts that member nations have give to the UN. These gifts include a bell from Japan cast from the coins of 60 nations, a woven red curtain from Sweden, a bronze equestrian statue from Yugoslavia, and a central fountain from the United States. At the entrance of the General Assembly building are all the flags of the 76 member nations.

[Image description: The cover of the comic book shows Batman and Robin swimming underwater wearing flippers and masks attached to oxygen tanks. Towering above them is a huge purple sea monster with green fins and red eyes.]

Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and social values. 

Publisher's Note: "Published as a public service in cooperation with The National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S."

Creator

Pencils: Ruben Moreira
Inks: Ruben Moreira
Letters: Ira Schnapp

Source

Batman: The man Who Knew Batman's Secret no.104 DEC 1956 James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Publisher

DC Comics

Date

1956 December

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

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Notes

Learn more: 
National Social Welfare Assembly, Social Welfare History Project 
Comics on a Mission: Educational and Public Service Comics, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

Pencils:Ruben MoreiraInks:Ruben MoreiraLetters:Ira Schnapp, “Gifts to the United Nations!,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed October 16, 2021, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/31.