The Ten Cent Plague: David Hajdu on Comic Book Censorship in the 1950s

5th May 2008

David Hajdu’s new book is “The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America.” David writes about the development of comic books as a medium, and how it was almost stopped dead by anti-comics crusaders in the 1950s.Download This Show (MP3) Subscribe in iTunesDiscuss this episode on the forum!Please Donate to Support […]

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David Hajdu’s new book is “The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America.” David writes about the development of comic books as a medium, and how it was almost stopped dead by anti-comics crusaders in the 1950s.

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