Horror Comics in Black and White: A History and Catalog, by Richard J. Arndt

By Richard J. Arndt

In 1954, the comedian ebook instituted the Comics Code, a suite of self-regulatory directions imposed to placate public obstacle over gory and awful comedian ebook content material, successfully banning real horror comics. as the Code utilized purely to paint comics, many artists and writers became to black and white to avoid the Code's slender confines. With the 1964 booklet of Creepy number one through Warren Publishing, black-and-white horror comics skilled a revival that persisted into the early twenty first century, marking a major step within the maturation of the horror style inside of comics and the comics box as an entire. This generously illustrated paintings bargains a entire historical past and retrospective of the black-and-white horror comics that flourished at the newsstands from 1964 to 2004. With a catalog of unique magazines, entire credit and insightful research, it highlights a major yet ignored interval within the heritage of comics.

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