"Our Friend the Atom" a book cover from the 1950s. “Walt Disney Productions published a book in 1956 titled, Our Friend the Atom. A television episode of Disneyland aired in 1957 under the same name. Can be found on the DVD set Tomorrowland: Disney in Space and Beyond.”
Maus by Art Spiegelman - The first comic book to win a Pulitzer Prize, Maus paved the way in English-speaking countries for the recognition of the comics medium as a legitimate art form and for graphic novels that deal with "serious" issues.