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Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign John A. Lent

Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign

John A. Lent

Published April 1st 1999
ISBN : 9781611471687
Hardcover
306 pages
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The campaign in the United States during the 1940s and 1950s to rid comics of their violent content had far-reaching and deeply felt reverberations. The anti-comics crusades led to book burnings, town meetings, Senate investigations, and theMoreThe campaign in the United States during the 1940s and 1950s to rid comics of their violent content had far-reaching and deeply felt reverberations. The anti-comics crusades led to book burnings, town meetings, Senate investigations, and the draconian Comics Code, recognized as the most oppressive act of self-censorship in the countrys history. Pulp Demons is the first systematic study of the fallout of this American controversy abroad.