Northwest pushes anti-comics drive
The Christian Science Monitor (Boston)
all crime comics
children, young adult
Oregon and Washington
Multiple organizations in each state
Committees were set up in both Washington State and Oregon to search through and prevent the sale of certain crime comics containing objectionable materials.
Committees in both Washington State and Oregon were being set up to censor crime comics containing objectionable materials. The article reported significant public support in both cases, and only quoted one person who, while agreeing with censorship, thought parents should be responsible for their own children. The group in Washington would use legislation to limit crime comics, while the one in Oregon would ask for the cooperation of suppliers.
crime comics, censorship, committees, comic sales, comic selection, values