Interview: Jim Trombetta (The Horror! The Horror!)

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The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn’t Want You to Read! By Jim Trombetta Published by Abrams ComicArts What are some of the source materials used to created this collection of rare comics?  First, when I first got the idea, I studied what was available at Comic-Cons because outside of EC I didn’t really know what existed. I just had an idea it was special somehow. I also started to scan e-Bay, which … Continue reading

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The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books The Government Didn’t Want You To Read!

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THE HORROR! THE HORROR! COMIC BOOKS THE GOVERNMENT DIDN’T WANT YOU TO READ! By Jim Trombetta Introduction by R. L. Stine THIS BOOK CONTAINS: MURDER! MAYHEM! ROBBERY! RAPE! CANNIBALISM! CARNAGE! NECROPHILIA! SEX! SADISM! MASOCHISM . . . and virtually every other form of crime, degeneracy, bestiality, and horror!* *Actual language from “Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency,” interim report of the Committee on the Judiciary’s investigation of juvenile delinquency in the United States, 1955–56 “The Horror! … Continue reading

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