A Crisis of Innocence

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Comic cover depicting three astronauts fighting a giant monster.

Freudian analysis of violence in reality and comic books by Fredric Wertham's research collaborator. Agrees with the idea that comics inspire children to violence.

Bender - The Psychology of Children's Reading and the Comics.pdf
An exploration of fantasy and childhood psychological development.

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A study conducted by Dr. Averill establishes that 99% of children surveyed identified with the heroes, rather than the villains in comic books. It is suggested that any psychological damage must come from crime and horror comics, rather than…

through the looking glass comic_convertedfromdocx.pdf
Comic version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which features an evil, demonic Alice.
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