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Seal of Approval The History of the Comics Code (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 087805975X
ISBN-13: 9780878059751
Sku: 30216898
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 0.25T
Pages:  224
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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.
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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.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, the first full-length study of this period of comic book history, examines the reasons that comic books were the subject of heated controversy. In tracing the evolution of the controversy and the resulting code, Seal of Approval shows that the comic book has yet to achieve legitimation as a unique form of expression appreciated by readers of all ages.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0224
Product attributePublisher:   University Press of Mississippi
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