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Contents of Comics Appalling to Civic Leaders
Several educators and civic leaders voice their concerns regarding the violent and sexual content in comic books.
Public Taste, Profit Used to Justify 'Horror' Comics
Kravsow discusses comic book publishers' response to the controversy. Many of these publishers insist that it is the responsibility of the parents to mediate their child's reading habits.
Depravity For Children - 10 Cents a Copy!
Discusses a reporter's investigation of comic books in local drugstores and why they are unsuitable for young readers. Kravsow describes some of stories distributed in crime and horror comics.
Art of Violence Pays Off
Discusses comic book artist Edward J. Moline. His work includes illustrations for both crime and horror comics.
The Citizens' Committee and Comic-Book Control: A Study of Extragovernmental Restraint
Examines the Citizens' Committee for Better Juvenile Literature and their investigation of crime and horror comics. Twomey additionally provides an overview of the controversy.
Horror Comics Go Up in Flames
Image of Len Wynne standing over burning comics. The caption describes the Jaycee Youth Leadership committee, and their role in collecting and burning 8000 comics in Vancouver.
Letters from readers with responses from the editor.
Fire At Will!
Letters from readers to the editor praising the stories in Guns Against Gangsters.
A quiz testing readers' knowledge of crime detection terminology.
We Don't Like to Boast
A page spread celebrating the success of "Daredevil," "Boy," and "Crime Does Not Pay" as reflected in the mass of fan letters addressed to the publishers.