Tag: comics censorship

5 Top Comics Censored This Decade

As 2019 is coming to a close, we’re looking back at the past decade of comics censorship. In the last ten years, comics have experienced a meteoric rise in popularity, unprecedented inclusion in schools, and a subsequent increase of censorship…

“Censorship of the Worst Kind”: The Suppression Blazing Combat During the Vietnam War

“Censorship of the Worst Kind”: The Suppression of Blazing Combat During the Vietnam War by Brian M. Puaca In the summer of 1965, the United States was escalating its involvement in Vietnam in order to prevent the Communist North from conquering…

Looking Back on Oklahoma’s War on Comics

With the conclusion of Wizard World Tulsa, local news outlet Tulsa World took a look back on the war Tulsa and neighboring Oklahoma cities waged against comics in the mid-1950s. From book swaps exchanging comics for perceived “higher literature” and independent review committees organized by…

Crime Comics (Still) Illegal in Canada

Did you know that there’s a law on the Canadian books that can land the owner of comics that depict crime in jail? From contemporary crime to even your favorite superhero book, Global News’ Elton Hobson talks about one of…