The craze for all things nuclear gave companies some unique inspiration for their latest products
BOOM OR BUST?
This comic was set in an America ravaged by a nuclear World War III, precipitated by Soviet communists. However, It only lasted four issues before it went bust.
B-movies thrived on concerns about the effects of atomic radiation. In this 1955 film, aradioactive man goes on a quest to destroy his evil clone.
Toymakers got in on the act. This lab kit contained real radioactive materials, but was apparently harmless and stressed the peaceful uses of atomic energy.