Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code

Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code

by Amy Kiste Nyberg
     
 

For the past 40 years, the content of comic books has been governed by an industry self-regulatory code adopted by publishers in 1954 in response to public and governmental pressure. This book traces the history of controversy surrounding comic books and their alleged link to juvenile delinquency, and examines important issues about children, media effects, and… See more details below

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For the past 40 years, the content of comic books has been governed by an industry self-regulatory code adopted by publishers in 1954 in response to public and governmental pressure. This book traces the history of controversy surrounding comic books and their alleged link to juvenile delinquency, and examines important issues about children, media effects, and censorship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878059751
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Studies in Popular Culture Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,080,261
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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