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Government Comics

Cartoons and comic books published by government agencies; also government publications that discuss cartoons and comics.

Government Publications with Cartoon Illustrations

These works are not comic books, but are government publications that are illustrated with cartoons or comic strips. Many of the illustrations are by well-known cartoonists. Sometimes there is a fine line between an illustratred book and what might be considered a full-fledged comic book or graphic novel.

These works are arranged alphabetically by the name of the department or agency.

Office of the Vice President of the United States

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

Department of the Interior

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards

Labor Standards Bulletins Featuring "Butch"

Intended for industrial workers, these pocket-sized booklets published by the Bureau of Labor Standards are enlivened by cartoon-style illustrations featuring a hapless worker named "Butch." The illustrations were created by Bartholomew Robert Valosio, Supervising Illustrator in the Department of Labor's Office of Information.

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Federal Trade Commission

University of Texas at Arlington, Institute of Urban Studies

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