Johnny Gets the Word
1965, New York comic book warning of syphilis
First edition, oblong comic format with stapled binding. 17.5 × 12.5cm, 32pp.
Produced by the Department of Health in New York, this is the story of a young dude called Johnny who catches a dose of the Siff (syphilis) and was meant to instruct in how it is spread through sexual contact, with the symptoms, treatment and long term effects described in considerable detail. Not to mention having to tell his current girlfriend she should be checked too...
This copy is in very good condition for age. There is some browning to the pages as would be expected and a few small closed tears to the covers. One small mark under the titling to the front cover. The binding is secure.
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