Comics Code Authority

The Comics Code Authority (CCA) was formed in 1954 by the Comics Magazine Association of America as an alternative to government regulation. The CCA allowed the comic publishers to self-regulate the content of comic books in the United States. The code was voluntary; there was no law requiring its use, although some advertisers and retailers looked to it for reassurance. Some publishers including Dell, Western, Classics Illustrated and Treasure Chest never used it. Its code, commonly called


The Comics Code Authority (CCA) was formed in 1954 by the Comics Magazine Association of America as an alternative to government regulation. The CCA allowed the comic publishers to self-regulate the content of comic books in the United States. The code was voluntary; there was no law requiring its use, although some advertisers and retailers looked to it for reassurance. Some publishers including Dell, Western, Classics Illustrated and Treasure Chest never used it. Its code, commonly called "the Comics Code", lasted until the early 21st century. The CCA formation followed a series of Senate hearings and the publication of psychiatrist Fredric Wertham's book Seduction of the Innocent.
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Comics Code Authority

El '''Comics Code Authority''' es parte de la Asociación de Revistas de Cómics de los Estados Unidos, y fue creado para regular el contenido de cómic books estadounidenses. Las editoriales miembro mandaban sus comics a la CCA, quienes los revisaban para comprobar que se ajustaban al Comics Code y autorizaban el uso de su sello en la portada si lo cumplían. En la cumbre de su influencia constituyó un censor de facto para la industria del cómic estadounidense.


El '''Comics Code Authority''' es parte de la Asociación de Revistas de Cómics de los Estados Unidos, y fue creado para regular el contenido de cómic books estadounidenses. Las editoriales miembro mandaban sus comics a la CCA, quienes los revisaban para comprobar que se ajustaban al Comics Code y autorizaban el uso de su sello en la portada si lo cumplían. En la cumbre de su influencia constituyó un censor de facto para la industria del cómic estadounidense.
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