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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.
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 1 month ago by E. Hoffman
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 4 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 6 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 7 months ago by Christopher Tower
This was a highly informative book on a troubled time in American comics. I was surprised to learn about all of the minority creators that ended up leaving the industry.Published 7 months ago by Shanna D
I've read quite a few books on comic history - and I've yet to not finish one. I only made it half-way through the unabridged Audible audiobook of this title before I returned it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Audio
The great comic book scare and how it changed america the byline promises. The first two chapters don't deliver nor start to deliver, instead we delve into the beginnings of the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by T. Edmund