Comic books (along with their more sophisticated cousins, graphic novels) are treated not only as literature these days by fans and many scholars, but they also have a firm place in U.S. culture, in that sweet spot where “low” and “high” art meet. As well, the form has a long history of transmitting national values and providing cultural, political and even economic education — one need only dig deep into the comic scene during World War II to understand that.


Now comes a comic book contribution to one of the most vexing and vital issues of modern payments and commerce — fraud prevention and ID compliance. Trulioo, which sells identity verification services, said on Tuesday (Dec. 18) that is has released a free comic and coloring book entitled “The Adventures of ID Man and Compliance Kid.”


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