Donald Duck Comic Books!
Those were wonderful. Taught good lessons too.
Interesting quote from Scourge’s creator (from the Wikipedia article on the subject)
“I think a lot of the philosophy in my stories is conservativeconservative in the sense that I feel our civilization peaked around 1910. Since then we’ve been going downhill. Much of the older culture had basic qualities that the new stuff we keep hatching can never match.
Look at the magnificent cathedrals and palaces that were built. Nobody can build that sort of thing nowadays. Also, I believe that we should preserve many old ideals and methods of working: honor, honesty, allowing other people to believe in their own ideas, not trying to force everyone into one form. The thing I have against the present political system is that it tries to make everybody exactly alike. We should have a million different patterns.
They say that wealthy people like the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers are sinful because they accumulated fortunes by exploiting the poor. I feel that everybody should be able to rise as high as they can or want to, provided they don’t kill anybody or actually oppress other people on the way up. A little exploitation is something you come by in nature. We see it in the pecking order of animalseverybody has to be exploited or to exploit someone else to a certain extent. I don’t resent those things.”