Tag Archives: Fredric Wertham

A Filthy Orphan – God Save Freddie Wertham

Nevs Coleman writes; Fredric Wertham was probably the best thing to happen to American Comics since Jack Kirby. Bear with me on this. As much as the inception of the Direct Market saved  the American Comics market from total collapse …

Bill Gaines Was Right, Right?

Brian M. Puaca writes for Bleeding Cool: The Comic Book Legal Defense unveiled a new t-shirt at the San Diego Comic Con last week commemorating William Gaines and his struggle against censorship. The red shirt, featuring the publisher of EC …

Dr Fredric Wertham Lied And Lied And Lied About Comics

The Illinois News Bureau reports, (with the most condescending and predictable headline you can imagine, even for Bleeding Cool) that Dr Fredric Wertham, author of Seduction Of The Innocent, the book that inspired government hearings about the content of comic …