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Banned Books Week and the 'Dangers' of the Comic Book

Banned Books Week and the 'Dangers' of the Comic Book

What makes comic books so 'dangerous'? And how can fans help? Casey Gilly looks at this year's Banned Books Week focus on our favorite medium.

NYCC: The Secret History of Comics Censorship

NYCC: The Secret History of Comics Censorship

The CBLDF shines a light on the grudge that spurred anti-comics crusader Dr. Frederic Wertham to action and recently unearthed letters from teenage readers.

Comics A.M. - Neal Adams Reflects on Career; More on Wertham's Fact-Fudging

Comics A.M. - Neal Adams Reflects on Career; More on Wertham's Fact-Fudging

Neal Adams profiled! More on evidence that Fredric Wertham misrepresented facts in "Seduction of the Innocent"! How comiXology's Guided View made comics easier to read for on newcomer! Plus more!

Collins Mixes Comics and Murder in “Seduction of the Innocent”

Collins Mixes Comics and Murder in “Seduction of the Innocent”

Acclaimed writer Max Allan Collins discusses his new prose novel surrounding the murder of a Frederic Wertham-like figure targeting comic books in the 1950s, the future of "Ms. Tree" and more.

DC FLASHBACK: Batman II

DC FLASHBACK: Batman II

In this second part of CBR's look at the history of Batman, we relive the tumultuous eras that saw Batman fall under the shadow of Dr. Fredric Wertham; become a camp classic; and transcend to pop culture phenomenon.

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