The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America (CD-Audio)
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Short Description for The Ten-Cent Plague In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first createdin the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books.
- Published: 25 March 2008
- Format: CD-Audio
- ISBN 13: 9781433210303 ISBN 10: 1433210304
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A vivid study of the lost world of comic books examines the influence of this pulpy, lavishly illustrated medium on the evolution of American popular culture in the wake of World War II and before the emergence of television as a mass medium, focusing on the battle against comic books by church groups, community elite, academics, and a right-wing Congress. Simultaneous.