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25 Horror Comics Proving Wertham Right (Not Really)

Over at Dork Forty, Mark puts up a gallery of harrowing pre-Comics Code horror comics: “In spite of Frederick Wertham’s claims in his legendary anti-funnybook screed Seduction of the Innocent, reading lurid comics featuring gruesome images of horror is cathartic, natural, and (most important) fun! For the whole damn family!  But, man. Sometimes, when I’m browsing through pre-Code horror comics, the sheer excesses on display make it a little easier to understand why people lost their shit over this stuff.” (Thanks, Denis!)

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