Undated: George Wallace comic book

Published by Commercial Comics Inc., this 16-page publication tells the life story and political views of Alabama gubernatorial candidate George Wallace. The book had Wallace saying, "If we folks in Alabama want segregation, we'll have segregation. Nothing in the Constitution tells us who we have to go to school with, sit down with or eat with. We'll handle our own problems in our own way!" It also included this promise: " ... and head right back North every Freedom Rider, sit in, and every other troublemaker backed by the NAACP that meddles in our affairs!" Wallace would be the top vote-getter in the Democratic primary, then would win the party runoff and would be elected governor on November 6. This was Wallace's second bid for the governorship; in 1958, Commercial Comics had produced a similar book for John Patterson, who beat Wallace in the Democratic primary.

* Full contents of comic book (from www.ep.tc): @
* From Alabama Department of Archives and History: @

* "Alabama Needs John Patterson for Governor" (from Alabama Department of Archives and History): @

* More about Commercial Comics Inc. (from tomchristopher.com): @

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