Whatever Will Happen to the Comic Code Authority?

Comics Code Authority seal

Jeffrey Trexler, at the Comics Journal website, has been exploring what will happen to the Comic Code archives now that it’s defunct, as is the organization that maintained it, the Comics Magazine Association of America.

First, he reviewed the organization history, and most recently, he’s attempted to find out what happened to their archives. Strangely, DC took custody but refused to answer questions about them or allow anyone associated with them to talk to Trexler, himself a lawyer. The two pieces are some good reading, with more to come.

3 Responses to “Whatever Will Happen to the Comic Code Authority?”

  1. ADD Says:

    Hard to believe how important the code seemed when I was growing up in the ’70s.

  2. Dwight Williams Says:

    No one company dominated the others for most of the Code’s history. I don’t believe that we should leave it to any one company to decide what happens to the Code archives.

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