States that the public's reading tastes are changing as a result of newspaper coverage of the ongoing crisis. Some comic book publishers and distributors are choosing to self-censor, but this effort is not enough to protect children.
Looks at how crime and horror comic books are effecting youth. It focuses on parents' anger towards the medium, as well as increased levels of juvenile delinquency from children who read comic books weekly.
Explores the growing popularity of comic books among children. Emphasis is placed on the swapping of comic books, as well as their affordability, making them the number one form of children's literature in 1948.