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When the Comics Magazine Association of America established the Comics Code in 1954, not only was salacious, suggestive, violent and horrific content banished from comic books but an entire industry was decimated.
I stumbled across this image on one of my recent jogs around the internet. It is one of the most savage and arresting creations I have seen in a long time, and a beautiful representation of the Grand Guignol aesthetic (horror beyond horror, as I now call it).
Anyone with an interest in Grand Guignol, the theatre in Paris whose name is a byword for horror beyond horror, may care to know that its vicarious thrills are alive on the boards again thanks to some small dedicated theatre companies in London and indeed around the world.
Some months ago I chanced upon a DVD called Superhero Fan Film Collection 2005 [pictured left]. Everything about it smacked of copyright genocide, from the ripped-off Alex Ross art on the front of the poorly printed sleeve, to the thumbnail images of iconic Marvel and DC characters spattered about the back.
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