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The Resource The horror! the horror! : comic books the government didn't want you to read!, selected, edited, and with commentary by Jim Trombetta ; introduction by R. L. Stine

The horror! the horror! : comic books the government didn't want you to read!, selected, edited, and with commentary by Jim Trombetta ; introduction by R. L. Stine

Label
The horror! the horror! : comic books the government didn't want you to read!
Title
The horror! the horror!
Title remainder
comic books the government didn't want you to read!
Statement of responsibility
selected, edited, and with commentary by Jim Trombetta ; introduction by R. L. Stine
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Uncovers a rare visual treasury of some of the most important and neglected stories in American literature--the pre-Code horror comics of the 1950s. Censored out of existence by Congress in an infamous televised US Senate subcommittee hearing investigating juvenile delinquency, these rare comic book images are culled from a collection of several hundred, many of which have been rarely seen since they were first issued--now revealed once again in all of their eye-popping inventive outrageousness. Includes over 200 covers and complete stories as they were originally seen, scanned from mint copies in the author's extensive collection. Coupled with commentary and informative text that provides readers with detailed history and complete context for these stories and their creators
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/3164
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6726
LC item number
.H67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The horror! the horror! : comic books the government didn't want you to read!, selected, edited, and with commentary by Jim Trombetta ; introduction by R. L. Stine
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 DVD ( 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 302) and index
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Introduction -- Lexicon devil -- The age of nuclear terror -- The horror! The horror! -- Tom's leg -- Crime -- The critic -- Seduction of the innocent -- I fought the law -- The magic code -- The werewolf -- The tale of the head -- Brainwashing -- The comforts of war -- The Gorgon -- The dead don't die -- Skeletons -- Death and the maiden -- The hunger -- Judgment day -- The grin -- Art for art's sake -- Now
Control code
ocn289070803
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780810955950
Isbn Type
(Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)
Lccn
2008054346
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)289070803
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The horror! the horror! : comic books the government didn't want you to read!, selected, edited, and with commentary by Jim Trombetta ; introduction by R. L. Stine
Publication
Accompanying material
1 DVD ( 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 302) and index
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Introduction -- Lexicon devil -- The age of nuclear terror -- The horror! The horror! -- Tom's leg -- Crime -- The critic -- Seduction of the innocent -- I fought the law -- The magic code -- The werewolf -- The tale of the head -- Brainwashing -- The comforts of war -- The Gorgon -- The dead don't die -- Skeletons -- Death and the maiden -- The hunger -- Judgment day -- The grin -- Art for art's sake -- Now
Control code
ocn289070803
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780810955950
Isbn Type
(Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)
Lccn
2008054346
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)289070803
Video recording format
DVD

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