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Dark Legend HC (1949 Doubleday) comic books

  • Issue #0-1ST
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    First edition, first printing from Doubleday, 1949 hardcover. Reprint of the Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1941 edition. Written by Fredric Wertham. With dust jacket. Written while Wertham was a psychiatrist at a hospital in New York City, this book recounts the murder by a teenage son of his mother. A policeman working the Lower East Side notices Gino, wearing no shoes, only socks, buying candy for his younger siblings so they will stop crying. The policeman goes back to the tenement apartment and finds the dying woman and the crying children. Wertham examines the bewildering case in detail and recounts Gino's story from in-depth interviews. Not illustrated. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/4-in., 270 pages, B&W text.

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    Dark Legend HC (1949 Doubleday) 0N-1ST

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    First edition, first printing from Doubleday, 1949 hardcover. Reprint of the Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1941 edition. Written by Fredric Wertham. No dust jacket, title and publisher information on spine in white. Written while Wertham was a psychiatrist at a hospital in New York City, this book recounts the murder by a teenage son of his mother. A policeman working the Lower East Side notices Gino, wearing no shoes, only socks, buying candy for his younger siblings so they will stop crying. The policeman goes back to the tenement apartment and finds the dying woman and the crying children. Wertham examines the bewildering case in detail and recounts Gino's story from in-depth interviews. Not illustrated. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/4-in., 270 pages, B&W text.