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Comics & Graphic Novels @ Cal State LA

History of Comic Bans

Comics have been a commonly banned medium since the 1920s, when any comics with nudity or sex were banned or discredited. If you are interested in seeing some examples, you can review case files of Banned and Challenged Comics that have been composed by The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF). CBLDF is a non-profit legal defense organization that helps protect the First Amendment rights of all those involved in the creation, distribution, and reading of comics.

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Commonly Banned Comics @ Cal State LA

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300