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Ghastly Terror!: The Horrible Story of the Horror Comics

Sennitt, Stephen

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ISBN 10: 1900486075 / ISBN 13: 9781900486071
Published by Critical Vision / Headpress, Manchester, UK, 1999
Used Condition: vg Soft cover
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224 pages; interior clean & tight; b/w photos & illustrations; light wear/creases to edges of color illustrated cover. Bookseller Inventory # 138232

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Title: Ghastly Terror!: The Horrible Story of the ...

Publisher: Critical Vision / Headpress, Manchester, UK

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:vg

Book Type: Paperback

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In the 1950s horror comics flourished to the extent that fifty or more different titles could be published in a single month. Later these comics were effectively banned, indicted as a cause of juvenile delinquency'. Prurient imagery incorporating scantily clad women, limb-chopping and trauma to the eye', was often outlawed.

Tracing their development from the grotesque visions of the pre-code' horrors through to the relative sophistication of b&w titles in the sixties and seventies, Ghastly Terror! is an entertaining examination of this most persecuted and popular of comic genres.

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Stephen Sennitt is the author of the acclaimed book on horror comics, Ghastly Terror! and the short story collection, Creatures of Clay, which is inspired in part by the Skywald Horror-Mood. He has also written extensively for small press and underground horror zines.

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