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Mistakes of a Past History – Whitewash Jones

This is the first in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces looking at instances in comic book history where, well, let’s just say that some unfortunate choices were made. These decisions were certainly more acceptable in the context of the time when the comics in question came out, but “more acceptable at the time” or not, they’re still clearly mistakes.

Today, we look at the problems of 1941’s Young Allies #1, a “novel length” tale written by Otto Binder and Stan Lee (Binder wrote the first half and Lee the second) with art by Charles Nicholas (and Jack Kirby on the title sequences for each of the chapters), specifically Whitewash Jones.

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