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1954: Fredric Wertham's Impact on the Comic Book Industry
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
Dark, delinquency, redrawn, 1954, foreign, artists, violent, delinquents, worry, apple, bullet, Legend, Lee, big, Superman, causal
the era of the Comics Code Authority (        )
was impacting publishers, editors, writers and                of the comic characters
considered by many in the comic book industry to be the the          Ages of comic books in the 1950s
interview with Stan        (1922-), former editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics
Fredric Wertham
went on a campaign to convince people that comic books were the cause of the post WWII rise in juvenile                       
wrote a book "Seduction of the Innocent"
Stan Lee had been a fan of Frederic Wertham
Lee had written a book called Dark             
he had someone who went around and made speeches for him
he took a cover Stan Lee had made with a giraffe sticking his head through a hole eating an           , and suggested that it was something unethical
interviewed one hundred juvenile                       
all said they read a comic book
the              connection was questionable
Fredric Wertham on                 
"Superman needs an endless stream of new sub-men, criminals, and                looking people, not only to justify his existence, but even to make it possible. It is this feature that engenders in children one or the other of two attitudes. Either they fantasize themselves as supermen, with the attendant prejudices against the sub-men, or it makes them remissive and receptive to the blandishments of strong men who will solve all their social problems for them by force."
the Comics Code Authority
they were looking for things that were too                or too sexy
in general, one didn't have to            about it
they had a comic book that had a western theme
they had a picture of a man who was shooting a gun with a              coming out of the gun
it was sent back as being too violent and it had to be               
Stan Lee call the Comics Code office
the man said that the puff of smoke was too       
1930s: The Origin of the American Comic Book
1938: The Birth of Superman
The People Behind the Golden Age of Comic Books
Patriotic Superheroes
Comic Books after World War II
Comic Books in the McCarthy Era
1954: Fredric Wertham's Impact on the Comic Book Industry
1960s: The Silver Age of Comics
The Bronze Age of Comics and the Genre of Relevancy