Basically, here are 20 specific reasons the Mars Attacks cards were almost instantly banned in the '60s.
Mars Attacks: Invasion 2013 Trading Card Art by Dan Brereton
Mars Attacks! martian.
Richard Avedon, Harper’s Bazaar 1965, Jean Schrimpton
Miss Dyna Sputnick (aka Anne Marie Dupont). Sputnik inspired costume by French dancer, 1958 :)
Boris Vallejo / Sci-Fi Art from the 70s and early 80s
... big bird gobbles astronauts! | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Father of the Amazones- detail