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Re[2]: Comics Code



     It was called Seduction of the Innocent by Dr. Frederick Wertham.
     
     Mike S.   

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Subject: re: Comics Code
Author:  Elie A Harriett <eharriet@s-cwis.unomaha.edu> at Internet
Date:    12/29/99 12:40 PM


There was a book put out in the early 1950's.  I'm sorry, but I can't 
remember its title.  It was aimed at indecency in literature, with a 
special emphasis on comic books.  This is the book that caused enough of a 
panic to get the U.S. Congress involved and bring in Gaines to testify on 
behalf of comic books.  This book is one of the main catalysts that led to 
the creation of the CCA.  I'm really sorry about not knowing the name, 
maybe someone else remembers it, but I can't find my comics history book 
at the moment.
     
Aside from that, if you want a really good, and in my opinion, accurate 
editorial, check out Sergio and Mark's FANBOY series.  There's several 
issues in the mini-series that intelligently deal with the subject of the 
CCA and censorship.  A great read.
     
Elie Harriett
--comics enthusiast, Grooper, and trombonist extraordinaire  :)
     
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From: Elie A Harriett <eharriet@s-cwis.unomaha.edu>
To: The Groop <groop@groo.com>
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