Film, Video Challenges to the Comics Code Authority and a Glimpse into the Comic Arts Collection (Online Office Hours)
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- Challenges to the Comics Code Authority and a Glimpse into the Comic Arts Collection (Online Office Hours)
- Richard D. Deverell, 2019-20 Library of Congress Swann Foundation fellow, examines the history of censorship in postwar America, focusing on the Comics Code Authority and the regulation of comic books. He demonstrates how comic industry insiders worked to advocate for the cultural significance of their work by resisting censors or partnering with politicians for official validation. The session also includes an introduction to the Library's comic arts digital collections by Martha Kennedy, curator of popular & applied graphic art in the Prints and Photographs Division. Co-sponsored by the Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon.
- August 18, 2020
- Library of Congress Teachers Page: https://www.loc.gov/programs/teachers/about-this-program/
- The Comic Book Collection (Serial and Government Publications Division): https://www.loc.gov/rr/news/comics.html
- Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon: https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/index.html
- 49 minutes 20 seconds
- online text
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Challenges to the Comics Code Authority and a Glimpse into the Comic Arts Collection Online Office Hours. 2020. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9471/.
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(2020) Challenges to the Comics Code Authority and a Glimpse into the Comic Arts Collection Online Office Hours. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9471/.
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Challenges to the Comics Code Authority and a Glimpse into the Comic Arts Collection Online Office Hours. 2020. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9471/>.