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It's a good book - and thought provoking.
Editorials raged against them, politicians speechified against them, the Senate held hearings, and schools and churches sponsored comic book bonfires.
Here, Hadju does a wonderful job laying out the history and development of the comic book industry in early 20th century America.
outstanding book on the witch hunt of the comic book industry in the 1950sPublished 1 month ago by SilentOne
You have to be REALLY and I mean REALLY into comics or the history of it. I had to get this for school and honestly it was painful having to read it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by BMJ
An incredibly comprehensive overview of the history of pre-code era and the different factors that led to the untimely demise of the horror and crime comics genre. Read morePublished 2 months ago by thetotalbrasky
The fascinating history of post-war comics, in particular the horror and war titles from EC, how they became a scapegoat for rising instances of juvenile delinquency and how EC’s... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bob
This is a really good book that talk about the history and controversy over comic books. Many of the arguments the author makes in this book apply to media today such as Video... Read morePublished 7 months ago by spenser berg
The best thing about this book is that he discussed the issue rationally. From the title it is obvious that he thought that concerns about omic books were unwarranted, however, he... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Beth Hancock
I have owned The Ten Cent Plague for six years, having bought it when it was originally published. It's one of those books that I have wanted to read very much, and so it has held... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Christopher Tower