Tag Archives: Bill Gaines

The Ten Cent Plague

A short post here to mention a really great book by David Hajdu, The Ten Cent Plague.  Published in 2008, Hajdu’s book explores the effect of the “comics scare” related to crime and horror comics that occured just after World … Continue reading

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Golden Age of Comic Books – December 12, 2005 – #28

In this episode, we start by discussing the Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Juvenile Delinquency from 1954.  These hearings that took place over two days in 1954 explored crime, violence, sex and horror in comic books.  As a result of these hearings … Continue reading

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