comics research bibliography: Censorship

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.


[Unknown.] 1949.
Censorship over the comic strips?
Art Digest 23(May):37.

[Unknown.] 1991.
Comics and censorship: the plumber's revenge.
The Economist 318(Jan 19):82.

[Unknown.] 1994.
Cartoon causes strife [censorship].
Library Journal 119(Mar 1):26.

[Unknown.] 1994.
Tooned out [censorship of comics].
Time 143(26; Jun 27):26.

Allison, Anne. 1996.
Permitted & Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics and Censorship in Japan.
Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press

Allison, Anne. 1996.
Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics and Censorship in Japan.
Westview Press.

Arafeh, K. A. 1996.
Cartoon crossifer [censorship].
Index on Censorship 25(2):69.

Barker, Martin. 1999.
Fredric Wertham - The sad case of the unhappy humanist [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Barker, Martin. 1999.
Getting a conviction: Or, how the British horror comics campaign only jus t succeeded [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Beck, Chip. 1997.
Cartoonists should not be censored [letter].
Washington Post (Mar 25):A16.

Brislin, Tom. 1995.
EXTRA! The Comic Book Journalist Survives the Censors of 1955.
Journalism History 21(3; Fall):122.

Britt, Donna. 1999.
Serving our children tasteless fare [call for censorship of South Park animated tv show].
Washington Post (April 16): B1, 9

Browning, Phillip A. 1994.
Success, censorship, shameful secrets and celebrity: 50 years a superhero [Green Lantern creator M. Nodell].
Florida Libraries 37(Jun/Jul):310-311.

Bunn, Austin. 1998.
Framing Diana [censorship of Mike Diana].
Village Voice (July 8).
online at http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/9828/bunn.shtml

Burattini, Moreno. 1998.
Censorship and self-censorship: A compromise for survival.
Immagini and Fumetti (7; Mar):82.

Childs, Elizabeth C. 1983
"Big Trouble: Daumier, Gargantua, and the Censorship of Political Caricature"

Constable, Pamela. 2000.
Blacked out in Sri Lanka: Government justifies blanket censorship as wartime necessity [including editorial cartoons].
Washington Post (May 16): A14

Daly, Steve. 1998.
Tobacco Bill vetoed: Childproofing 'Melody Time' [Disney censoring Pecos Bill animated short].
Entertainment Weekly (July 10): 79.

Darwish, Adel. 1990.
The strip cartoon Koran.
Index on Censorship 19(4; Apr):24-25.

Dean, Michael. 1999.
Crumb book attacked on two fronts in Indiana [censorship].
Comics Journal (218; December): 13-14

Dean, Michael. 1999.
Topless elves complaint dismissed in West Virginia [censorship of Elfquest].
Comics Journal (216; October): 19-20

Freedman, Morris. 1992.
Sordid entertainment: Does it steal children's innocence [psychology, censorship, movies].
Washington Post (Sep 26).

Friends of Free Speech Radio. 2000.
Strike against Censorship at Pacifica Radio [ad illustrated by Eric Drooker].
Washington City Paper (February 25): 38

Gleason, Mona. 1999.
'They have a bad effect': Crime comics, Parliament, and the hegemony of t he middle class in postwar Canada [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Goldstein, Robert Justin. 1989.
Censorship of Political Caricature in Nineteenth-Century France
Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press.

Goldstein, Robert Justin. 1989
"Censorship of Caricature in France, 1815-1914"
French History, vol.3 no.1. pp.71-107

Goldstein, Robert Justin. 1989
"The Debate over Censorship of Caricature in Nineteenth-Century France"
Art Journal vol.48 no.1, Spring pp.9-15

Goldstuck, Arthur. 1992.
Censors caught between rockets and a hard plot [South Africa].
Weekly Mail (February ?).

Helmer, William J. 1995.
Comics: Threat or menace? Pop culture censorship is nothing new.
Playboy 42(4; Apr):48.

Hentoff, Nat. 1998.
Students burning newspapers (again) [censorship of Chuck Asay political cartoon "Which One Of These Kills More Blacks?"].
Washington Post (March 7): A19.

Hentoff, Nat. 1999.
Needed: Another Good 5 Cent Cigar [censorship of college political cartoon].
Washington Post (January 30): A19

Hermes, Will. 1995.
Drawing the Line: Comics Censorship.
Utne Reader (72; Nov 1):22.

Hevesi, Alan G. 1992.
Cards and comics that thrive on gore do harm to children [letter; censorship; psychology].
New York Times (Jun 9).

Joseph, Burton. 1994.
Censorship of comic books challenged by defense fund.
Serials Review 20(4):58.

Jovanovic, Goran and Ulrich Koch. 1999.
The comics debate in Germany: Against dirt and rubbish, pictorial idiotis m, and cultural analphabetism [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Judge, Mark G. 1996.
Holy censorship, Batman! Guess who's banning comic books?
Washington Post (Jun 9):C5.

Kurp, Patrick. 1990.
Comics rise above censors.
Albany Times Union (Sep 4).

Lawson, Brad. 1999.
Blood and gore in a showbag [censorship called for Marvel Comic inappropriate for children].
The [New South Wales, Australia] Daily Telegraph (April 17)

Lent, John. 1999.
Comics controversies and codes: Reverberations in Asia [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Lent, John. 1999.
Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign [censorship].
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Lynch, Jay. 1999.
Smash Violence! [comic strip parodying censorship of the media; journalism].
Details (September): 202-203

McKenney, Craig. 1999.
Clowes outrages poor sports in San Antonio [censorship].
Comics Journal (218; December): 17

Meyers, John D. 1992.
Model citizen [letter; Spider-Man; psychology; censorship; movies].
Washington Post (Oct 17).

Nyberg, Amy Kiste. 1999.
Comic book censorship in the United States.
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Osborne, Graeme. 1999.
Comics discourse in Australia and Fredric Wertham's Seduction of the Innocent [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Phifer, Gregg; King, Thomas R. 1986.
Censoring ('editing') the comics.
Journalism Quarterly 63(Spring):174-7.

Raphael, Jordan and John F. Ronan. 1995.
Planet Comics seizes industry attention [censorship].
Comics Journal (182; November): 7-12

Raphael, Jordan. 1995.
Frankk Miller at center of Diamond / Dark Horse dispute [distribution and censorship].
Comics Journal (182; November): 12

Raphael, Jordan. 1995.
From the front lines: the Planet Comics principals on the record [censorship].
Comics Journal (182; November): 12

Reibman, James E. 1999.
Fredric Wertham: A social psychiatrist characterizes crime comic books an d media violence as public health issues [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Reynolds, Eric. 1995.
Censorship incidents on the rise; CBLDF lays to rest two cases while statistics suggest more to come.
Comics Journal (175; March): 11-15

Rosenfeld, Megan. 1998. Malaysians Create Hybrid Culture With American Imports Despite Government Censorship: Young People Enthusiastically Embrace Western Music, Fashions [Malaysian cartoonist Lat interviewed].
Washington Post (October 26): A23

Rubenstein, Anne. 1999.
Mexican magazine censors versus the United States Marines: A case study of transnational reception.
International Journal of Comic Art 1 (2; Fall): 41-54

Sanchez, Gonzalo J. 1996
"The Challenge of Right-wing Caricature Journals: From the Commune Amnesty Campaign to the end of Censorship, 1878-1881"
French History vol.10 no.4. pp.451-489

Schukov, Victor. 1999.
Drawn by the darkness: Remember the superhero's battle against the bad guys? Many of today's comic-book heroes actually champion evil, luring children into a world filled with smut, gore and profanity [call for censorship].
Montreal Gazette Magazine (January 17)

Siano, Brian. 1994.
Boxing Diana [comics censorship].
Humanist 54(4; Jul/Aug):38.

Smith, Leef. 1999.
Virginia's Internet Law Challenged; Ban to Protect Children Called Unconstitutional [Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and censorship].
Washington Post (October 7): B1, 4

Stead, Richard. 1999.
Notify before censoring, please [letter on B.C. comic strip].
Washington Post (April 10): A19

Stelter, Paul. 1999.
Notify before censoring, please [letter on B.C. comic strip].
Washington Post (April 10): A19

Thompson, Mark. 1999.
Censorship in Australia [of Eros Comix].
Comics Journal (179; August): 28

Trudeau, Garry. 1985.
Silent Scream II: The Prequel [censored comic strip].
New Republic (Jun 10):8-9.

Ullmann, Charles A. 1992.
'Sordid Entertainment' and its social value [letter; psychology; censorship; moviews].
Washington Post (Oct 8).

Unknown. 1993.
Jailed due to 'B.C.' [in Saudi Arabia; religious censorship].
Editor and Publisher (August 7): 38

Unknown. 1996.
Fingers snipped [Herblock cartoon censored].
Editor & Publisher (November 30): 23

Vallance, Karla. 1981.
2 U.S. comic books banned in Canada as antireligious.
Christian Science Monitor (Oct 27).

Vance, Michael. 1996.
Forbidden Adventures [on Sangor shop, the American Comics Group and censorship].
Greenwood Publishing Group

Watson, Chris & Roy Shuker. 199?
In the Public Good? Censorship in New Zealand [chapter on comic books].
New Zealand: Dunmore Press

Will, George. 2000.
The partial birth censors [on anti-abortion advertisement, illustrated with editorial cartoon by Asay].
Washington Post (August 20): B7

Willey, Keven. 1999.
A note from the editor [on censorship of editorial cartoon by Steve Benson].
Arizona Republic (November 22)

Williams, J. P. 1987.
Why superheroes never bleed: The effects of self-censorship on the comic book industry.
Free Speech Yearbook 26:60-69.

Wolper, Allan. 1994.
Censorship at BYU is kept in the closet [editorial cartoons].
Editor and Publisher (October 22): 16-18, 45