The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America
In the years between the end of World War II and the mid-1950s, the popular culture of today was invented in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. But no sooner had comics emerged than they were beaten down by mass bonfires, congressional hearings, and a McCarthyish panic over their unmonitored and uncensored content. Esteemed critic David Hajdu vividly evokes the rise, fall, and rise again of comics in this engrossing history.
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Review: The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed AmericaUser Review - T. Edmund - Goodreads
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 comic book industry ... Read full review
Review: The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed AmericaUser Review - John Porcellino - Goodreads
A heartbreaking and in-depth look at the Comic Book Scare of the 1950s, when politicians and do-gooders took it upon themselves to cripple a flourishing industry. As a cartoonist, I knew the basics of ... Read full review