WWII Comics and the Panama Canal

Last spring, our undergraduate Social Media fellow, Celeste Velazco (’21) spent some time with the Panama Canal Collection. Her blog post looks into the ways that wartime comic book illustrators imagined the Panama Canal, along with America’s adversaries, for a national readership.

Click the image or the button below to read her post.

Uncle Sam and his sidekick, Buddy, defended the Panama Canal from sabotage on the pages of National Comics.