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  • Four-page story titled Raving Maniac, written by Stan Lee that expressed his views on the intention and effect of horror comics during a time when the medium was facing heavy public scrutiny
  • Stan Lee appears in his own story as an editor confronted by an irate advocate of the theories presented by psychiatrist, Fredric Wertham, who went on to write the industry-altering Seduction of the Innocent (1954)
  • The “Raving Maniac” character is a representation of Wertham whose work led to the establishment of the Comics Code Authority
Publisher Atlas
Published April 1953
Written By Stan Lee
Illustrated By Joe Maneely