Crime Does Not Pay Archives: Volume 4

Crime Does Not Pay Archives: Volume 4

Hardback Crime Does Not Pay

By (author) Dick Wood, By (author) Lev Gleason, By (artist) Rudy Palais, By (artist) Charles Biro, By (artist) Bob Q. Siegel, By (artist) R. W. Hall, By (artist) Richard "Dick" Briefer, Edited by Philip Simon

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  • Publisher: DARK HORSE COMICS
  • Format: Hardback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 176mm x 262mm x 28mm | 680g
  • Publication date: 26 March 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Milwaukee
  • ISBN 10: 1616551194
  • ISBN 13: 9781616551193
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 878,622

Product description

Crime Does Not Pay -- the true-crime comic that enjoyed massive circulation throughout the forties and fifties -- was a hit with readers, but an easy target for Seduction of the Innocent author Dr. Fredric Wertham! The 1954 Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency hammered Crime Does Not Pay for its graphic scenes of violence, ultimately leading to the formation of the rigid Comics Code Authority. Issues #34 to #37 of this visceral, provocative series are now collected into one fine, head-walloping hardcover -- with a new foreword by modern crime maestro David Lapham (Stray Bullets, Murder Me Dead)!

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