Comic Legends About the Comics Code

Comics Code AuthorityComic Book Resources runs a wonderful weekly feature examining legends and rumors in the comic book book industry.  This past weeks edition takes a look at some various legends surround the formation of the comics codes.

  • Frederic Wertham supported the Comics Code.
  • EC and other comic companies stopped making horror comics before the Comics Code banned them.
  • The Comics Code was not only not the first Comics Code to be created, but earlier concern over the content of comic books helped lead to the creation of Wonder Woman (in a round about way)!

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