Article Title

Youngsters swap 'horrors' books

Authors

Newspaper

Oregon Journal (Portland)

Date

4-21-1955

Challenged Material

horror comics

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Astoria

Participants

Astoria Public Library and the American Legion Auxiliary

Outcome

Comics were collected and burned.

Abstract

The Astoria Public Library in concert with the American Legion Auxiliary will be collecting hundreds of horror comics from youngsters in exchange for more appropriate comics of their choice. The books will then be burned in a public event.

Keywords

confiscation, book burning, comic books, values

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