Pulp demons : international dimensions of the postwar anti-comics campaign / edited by John A. Lent

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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--Criticism and interpretation
Comic books and children
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses , c1999
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction: The Comics Debates Internationally: Their Genesis, Issues, and Commonalities / John A. Lent 9
Comic Book Censorship in the United States / Amy Kiste Nyberg 42
Getting a Conviction: Or, How the British Horror Comics Campaign Only Just Succeeded / Martin Barker 69
The Comics Debate in Germany: Against Dirt and Rubbish, Pictorial Idiotism, and Cultural Analphabetism / Goran Jovanovic, Ulrich Koch 93
"They Have a Bad Effect": Crime Comics, Parliament, and the Hegemony of the Middle Class in Postwar Canada / Mona Gleason 129
Comics Discourse in Australia and Fredric Wertham's Seduction of the Innocent / Graeme Osborne 155
Comics Controversies and Codes: Reverberations in Asia / John A. Lent 179
Fredric Wertham - The Sad Case of the Unhappy Humanist / Martin Barker 215
Fredric Wertham: A Social Psychiatrist Characterizes Crime Comic Books and Media Violence as Public Health Issues / James E. Reibman 234
App. A. United States Codes 269
App. B. Extract of an Investigation on Comics Carried Out in 1952-53 280
App. C. Criminal Code Provisions of Canada (Incorporating the Fulton Bill - Bill 10) 287
App. D. Philippine Codes 288
Contributors 294
Index 296
Additional Authors: Lent, John A
Notes: LCCN: 98030640
ISBN: 0838637841
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 39633478
ISBN/ISSN: 0838637841