The US Department of Health, Education and Welfare wiki last edited by Darkside_of_the_Sun on 10/05/13 09:51PM View full history

Among it’s many other duties the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare from 1958 to 1974 published comic books from time to time.

Usually running from 14 to 18 pages they were given out free though one outlet and another.

Often featuring well known comic characters they usually had covers that were made of the same type paper as the insides, instead of the slick paper used by commercial comic companies.

Unevenly distributed all of them, and no one is exactly sure just how many were put out by HEW, are very rare and far from free today.    

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