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Cover, Captain Condom and Lady Latex comic book (NCP 02831B), National Museum of Health and Medicine | by medicalmuseum
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Cover, Captain Condom and Lady Latex comic book (NCP 02831B), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Cover, Captain Condom and Lady Latex comic book (NCP 02831B), National Museum of Health and Medicine

 

Description: Page of a comic book, called "Captain Condom and Lady Latex: At War with the Army of Sex Diseases." The character "Captain Condom" says "Take your army of sex diseases and get lost!" while the character "Lady Latex" says "You're not getting these kids!" Characters "Sergeant syphilis," "General gonorrhea," "Admiral AIDS," Agent chlamydia, and "Private herpes" frame the bottom. This was featured in the exhibit "Global Responses: AIDS Posters and Printed Ephemera."

 

This comic book was developed by the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) and the Center for Youth Services (CYS) with funding from the Ford Foundation and other organizations. The coordinators and teen counselors of the Washington Highlands Community Computer Camp of 1989 developed the stories and characters. The artist is Tom Arvis. Copyright 1991.

 

Date: 1991

 

Photo ID: NCP 02831B

 

Source collection: OHA 250: New Contributed Photographs

 

Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives

 

Rights: No known restrictions upon publication, physical copy retained by National Museum of Health and Medicine. Publication and high resolution image requests should be directed to the NMHM (www.medicalmuseum.mil/)

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