Back in 1954 “Seduction of the Innocent” by Frederic Wertham was published, which had a chilling effect on the comic book industry. The book alleged that comics promoted juvenile delinquency among other things. A public backlash ensued and the comics industry was faced with a mass exodus of readers. Joe Sinnott recalls worked during that time and the scarcity of work.

Joe Sinnott talks about the effects of the Comics Code from The Comic Archive on Vimeo.

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