Cracking the Code: The Secret Origins of the Comics Code - It Came from Riverside (Extra)

10/1/2012; 5 minutes

The Comics Code Authority was created in 1954 to self-regulate the content of comic books published in the United States, in response to the perceived threat of juvenile delinquency among comics readers. Noted writer and editor Marv Wolfman discusses the history of the Code, its detrimental effects on the comic book medium, and its eventual abandonment. (#24353)

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