Given that his book Seduction of the Innocent and subsequent anti-comics presentation to the United States Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency resulted in the formation of the Comics Code Authority, Fredric Wertham is basically considered the biggest real-life boogieman in the history of the medium. But what if he hadn't become the face of comic-crippling paranoia by asserting that all kinds of comics caused real world social problems? What if he'd been... right all along. That's the question Josh Williamson and Ron Chan chillingly answer in "What if Wertham Was Right?" a six-page segment of the CBLDF Liberty Annual 2013, which drops on October second to fund the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and its efforts to protect the artistic rights of comic creators. CA hit up the duo to see what inspired such a heretical question. See what they had to say, along with a spoiler-free preview of their tale, after the jump.
This week on War Rocket Ajax, Josh Williamson -- the co-creator of the Craftsman Technician! -- returns to the show for a chat about Masks & Mobsters and his upcoming Legends of the Dark Knight story about a young Bruce Wayne traveling the world. He'll tell us all about what made him want
This week on War Rocket Ajax, we're getting into the Halloween spirit with Josh Williamson! He's the writer of Dear Dracula, the image comic that was just made into an animated special for Cartoon Network, and he's also the writer of CA's favorite Justice League comic of the year! We'll be talking to him about all of that -- and you can listen to the show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax #133: Saving Up Our Ghastlies with Josh Williamson
(WARNING: Contains NSFW language)
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