Re: RARA-AVIS: The objection to Stansberry's "The Confession"

From: Gratefulbear (
Date: 06 May 2005

Objected to the cover? The cover of "The Confession" was tame compared to several others in the series! That's one of the points of the whole Hard Case Crime series: to feature "original cover art in the grand pulp style." You can check out all the Hard Case Crime covers, in all their lurid glory, at

pax/shalom/salaam, Darrell

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  Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2005 11:22 PM
  Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: The objection to Stansberry's "The Confession"

  Jack wrote:

  "One perosn particulartly objected to the cover, which was mild compared
  to the old 40s and 50s covers."

  Not to mention EC comics. Of course, EC became the scapegoat of Dr.
  Werham's Seduction of the Innocent and the Senate investigation of the
  effect of comics on juvenile delinquency, for which Wertham was an
  expert witness.


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