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    The Attack on Comic Books

    I will start this conspiracy in 1948 with Dr. Fredric Wertham who wrote, "The Psychopathology of Comic Books".
    http://www.psu.edu/dept/inart10_110/.../cmbk4cca.html
    Which would lead to the The mass burning of comic books on December 20th, in 1948 and the eventual creation of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics_Code_Authority
    The Comics Code Authority (CCA) was formed in 1954 by the Comics Magazine Association of America as an alternative to government regulation, to allow the comic publishers to self-regulate the content of comic books in the United States. Its code, commonly called "the Comics Code," lasted until the early 21st century.
    The Code was revised a number of times during 1971, initially on January 28, 1971, to allow for, among other things, the sometimes "sympathetic depiction of criminal behavior... [and] corruption among public officials" ("as long as it is portrayed as exceptional and the culprit is punished"[12]) as well as permitting some criminal activities to kill law-enforcement officers and the "suggestion but not portrayal of seduction."[12]

    Around this time, the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare approached Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Stan Lee to do a story about drug abuse.[12] Lee agreed and wrote a three-part Spider-Man story, portraying drug use as dangerous and unglamorous.
    The authority may not be there but the morality they created still exists. Main stream books, movies and games still follow a basic rule of redemption for crimes and a limited action about sex. The conspiracy itself would be that your own government believes that comic books can influence childrens decisions and later life style choices.
    So if reading comic books can influence my behaviour towards drugs, is it not then also possible that wertham was in fact right and comic books can also bring about juvenile tendencies or lead to homosexual activities and teach girls improper attitudes?

    With the popular rising of marvel and dc super heroes at the cinemas should we be wondering if the next generation of children might end up being a little bit more gay than usual?


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