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How Comics Were Blamed for the Vampire Panic in 1950s Scotland

October 30, 2018
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How Comics Were Blamed for the Vampire Panic in 1950s Scotland

The year was 1954. The location: Glasgow, Scotland’s Southern Necropolis, a massive graveyard harboring over 250,000 sets of mortal remains. Over a span of three nights that September hundreds of children under the age of 14 reportedly assembled there with makeshift weapons, ready to take on a vampire they had conjured from their own collective…

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Horror Comics Blamed for 1950s Scottish Vampire Panic

March 17, 2016
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Horror Comics Blamed for 1950s Scottish Vampire Panic

The year was 1954. The location: Glasgow, Scotland’s Southern Necropolis, a massive graveyard harboring over 250,000 sets of mortal remains. Over a span of three nights that September hundreds of children under the age of 14 reportedly assembled there with makeshift weapons, ready to take on a vampire they had conjured from their own collective…

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