• A Brief History of America Freaking Out About Horror Comics

    Congressional hearings, banned books, murder investigations—In the 1950s, horror comics took the blame.

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    Patricia Ward On Writing About Violence And Growing Up Amidst Civil War

    When I was six, I wrote a story called “An Adventure of the Past.” A fast-paced thriller (written in multiple colors),...

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