David Hajdu
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The Ten-Cent Plague: Revisiting the 20th-Century Comic Book Scare
22 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM

In this illuminating work, critic David Hajdu revisits the boycotts, bans, and congressional hearings that disenfranchised hundreds of artists and ended the golden days of the comic book industry.


Heroes and Villians by David Hajdu
17 Nov 2009 // 2:59 PM

Part of what makes Hajdu such a good music critic and clever pop culture observer is his ability to see beyond the obvious.

Positively 4th Street by David Hajdu
31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM

'Positively 4th Street' draws a potent picture of artists as young men - and women - run through as it is with the spice and spark of success and disappointment, treachery and infidelity, ambition and antagonism.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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