Fredric Wertham

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Rightbloggers Find a New Enemy of the People: Captain America

    ​As seen from the French Revolution forward, partisans of a populist movement that claims to represent the will of the people against The Man must be constantly on guard against mockery or criticism by its enemies. No slight, however minor, can be left unaddressed, lest it feed the worm of dou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Last-Minute Halloween-Ruining Ideas from Runnin' Scared

    Here to ruin your Halloween is Chirstian Kimberly Daniels who, in an essay on "The Danger of Celebrating Halloween," calls the frightfest "dedicated to darkness and is an accursed season," and maintains that "Curses are sent through the tricks and treats of the innocent whether they get it by goin ... More >>

  • Books

    March 18, 2008

    David Hajdu's History of the Comic-Book Panic

    The Ten-Cent Plague: Weird tales, indeed

  • News

    November 18, 2003

    American Gods

    Legendary Comic-Book Artists Alex Ross and Neal Adams Declare Their Patriot Acts