The Ten-Cent Plague

The Ten-Cent Plague

The story of the rise and fall of those comic books has never been fully told -- until The Ten-Cent Plague. David Hajdu's remarkable new book vividly opens up the lost world of comic books, its creativity, irreverence, and suspicion of authority.

In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created—in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. No sooner had this new… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 18, 2008)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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