Article Title

Drive starts to gather in horror books

Authors

Newspaper

The Astorian-Budget

Date

1955

Challenged Material

horror comics

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Astoria?

Participants

American Legion Auxiliary

Outcome

Comics will be collected and destroyed.

Abstract

The American Legion auxiliary is asking children to bring in horror comics so that they may be confiscated and destroyed. The comics are not illegal, but the children will receive new comics and prizes in place of the old ones they bring in. After the comics are collected they will be destroyed.

Keywords

American Legion, horror comics, censorship, book burning

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