Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign” as Want to Read:
A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  9 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Between 1949 and 1955 Britain was swept by a rising tide of panic about "American-style" or "horror" comics. The British press cried out in alarm: "Now Ban This Filth That Poisons Our Children," "Drive Out the Horror Comics." As one frenzied columnist protested: "I feel as though I have been trudging through a sewer. Here is a terrible twilight zone between sanity and madn ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by University Press of Mississippi (first published January 1st 1984)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Haunt of Fears, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Haunt of Fears

Community Reviews

(showing 1-36)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Al
rated it really liked it
Oct 14, 2013
Josh
rated it really liked it
May 20, 2018
Lance Eaton
rated it really liked it
Jul 22, 2011
Carol Tilley
rated it liked it
Aug 02, 2015
Andrea
rated it really liked it
Jul 07, 2017
Drralph
rated it really liked it
Aug 17, 2006
Dennis G
rated it really liked it
Feb 15, 2012
Karl Hickey
rated it liked it
Jan 05, 2018
Kyla Li
rated it it was amazing
Jan 21, 2014
Tracyene
marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2008
Conal Cochran
marked it as to-read
Sep 05, 2012
Aaron
marked it as to-read
Dec 07, 2013
Dani
marked it as to-read
May 10, 2014
Christopher
marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2015
Stephanie McGarrah
marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2015
Elizabeth
marked it as to-read
Aug 01, 2015
Brent
marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2015
Øyvind Holen
marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2015
Juli
marked it as to-read
Apr 19, 2016
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Sep 11, 2016
Tereza Bochinová
marked it as to-read
Nov 11, 2016
Jonas Nilsson
marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2016
Edgar
marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2016
dawn creech
marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2017
Bill Wallace
marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2017
Elizabeth
marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2017
Michelle Walker
marked it as to-read
May 02, 2017
Untimely Gamer
marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2017
Shawn
marked it as to-read
May 06, 2010
Edward
added it
Dec 28, 2010
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Horror Comics.... 1 1 Jun 09, 2013 12:50PM