The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America by David Hajdu

Comic books were controversial from the start, even before they were comic books. David Hajdu begins The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America with the invention of the comic strip. For better or worse, this is an American invention, something Joseph Pulitzer came up with to encourage a growing immigrant population, that did not speak English, to buy and read … Continue reading The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America by David Hajdu