These comics are clearly pre-Code tales intended for adult readers of the late '40s, or at least more mature kids. It's easy to see how a Fredric Wertham and his ilk would overlook the gleeful artfulness of these stories and instead scream for censorship out of fear for the corruption of youth. These comics are really intense -- gloriously, hilariously, over-the-top intense. And they are proof that the King of Comics deserves his accolades. This book reminds me why I'm part of the Kirby Kult. Read Full Review
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