Lent, John A., ed.  Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign.  Madison and Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press / London: Associated University Presses, 1999.  306 pp.  ISBN 0-8386-3784-1 (hc).

Introduction: The Comics Debates Internationally: Their Genesis, Issues, and Commonalities
   John A. Lent ... 9

Comic Book Censorship in the United States
   Amy Kiste Nyberg ... 42

Getting a Conviction: Or, How the British Horror Comics Campaign Only Just Succeeded
   Martin Barker ... 69

The Comics Debate in Germany: Against Dirt and Rubbish, Pictorial Idiotism, and Cultural Analphabetism
   Goran Jovanovic and Ulrich Koch ... 93

"They Have a Bad Effect": Crime Comics, Parliament, and the Hegemony of the Middle Class in Postwar Canada
   Mona L. Gleason ... 129

The Comics Debate in Australia: Fredric Wertham's Seduction of the Innocent
   Graeme Osborne ... 155

Comics Controversies and Codes: Reverberations in Asia
   John A. Lent ... 179

Fredric Wertham--The Sad Case of the Unhappy Humanist
   Martin Barker ... 215

Fredric Wertham: A Social Psychiatrist Characterizes Crime Comic Books and Media Violence as Public Health Issues
   James E. Reibman ... 234

Appendix A: United States Codes ... 269
Appendix B: Extract of an Investigation on Comics Carried Out in 1952-53 ... 280
Appendix C: Crimianl Code Provisions of Canada (Incorporating the Fulton Bill--Bill 10) ... 287
Appendix D: Philippine Codes ... 288
Contributors ... 294
Index ... 296

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