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Comics on Trial TPB (2011) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Comics on Trial TPB (2011) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Discover the dark chapter in comics' history when Congress held a series of hearings that explored whether or not comic books contributed to juvenile delinquency. Testimony from Walt Kelly, Milton Caniff, William Gaines, and Frederic Wertham given in April and June of 1954 is included. These are the hearings that almost killed the comics industry and lead to the creation of the Comics Code Authority. A must-have for historians and fans alike. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 184 pages, B&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Comics on Trial TPB (2011) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Crime and Horror Comic Books: Delinquency!" A fascinating look at the comics and the courts. The DC vs. Victor Fox suit testimony (including Will Eisner's) is featured, as well at the final report of the 1954 Congressional Hearings into the Comics. Also featured are the depositions in the Kirby Estate vs. Disney/Marvel trial, including Roy Thomas, John Romita, Larry Leiber, and Stan Lee. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Comics on Trial TPB (2011) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Kirby Estate vs. Disney/Marvel!" By Greg Theakston. Cover by Jack Kirby. The most important case in comic book history unfolds with depositions by Larry Leiber, Joe Sinnott, John Romita, Sr., Stan Lee, and others. Also included is the 44-page verdict from the judge. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W. NOTE: Even though this book says "V.2" on title page, this is Volume 3. Cover price $25.00.