Evan Ash: Don't Know Much About Comic History: The Early Anti-Comic Book Movement, 1940-1944

Contributor Evan Ash has begun a terrific video series featuring deep dives into forgotten comics history. In the first installment, Ash corrects the simplistic narrative that focuses on the 1950s panic over comics—tied together by Fredric Wertham’s Seduction of the Innocent, the 1954 Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency, and the creation of the Comics Code—examining an earlier anti-comics movement from 1940-1944. Definitely check it out: