Written by Al Feldstein, drawn and inked by Joe Orlando, and colored by Marie Severin.

Published in 1954, one year prior to Rosa Parks’ iconic incident, the publishers of EC were threatened by the CCA and told them that they couldn’t publish them unless they changed the color of the pilot’s skin.


They published it anyway.

Also added are the letter they got from readers.

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