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It would be difficult to overstate the impact that Seduction of the Innocent had on American comic books. For a testament to the influence of SOTI and Dr. Wertham on comic books and pop culture, just look at some of pop culture's reference to the book or its author.
  • In August, 1973, Scream #1 featuring "The Comics Macabre," a story with Dr. Wertham as well as Code administrator Len Darvin.
  • The comic book series Dr Wirtham's Comix and Stories, seven issues of which were published from 1976 to 1987.
  • The comic book series Seduction of the Innocent, published by Eclipse in 1985 and 1986.
  • The Files of Ms. Tree #3 from 1986, featuring a story "Wertham was Right," with a character named Floyd Wertham.
  • Blab #2, in 1987, featuring a Dan Clowes story, "The Show of Violence", a 5-page synopsis of Dr. Wertham's book by the same name. It was later reprinted in 1991's Lout Rampage.
  • Blab #3, September, 1988, featuring a Dan Clowes story, "Seduction of the Innocent," a 6-page synopsis of Wertham's book. It was later reprinted in 1991's Lout Rampage.
  • In 1990, the band Seduction of the Innocent released its CD "The Golden Age".
  • The comic book villain Cardiac, introduced in Amazing Spider-man #344 (February, 1991), whose alter-ego is Dr. Elias Wirtham.
  • Maximortal #6, from July, 1993, featuring a satire of Dr. Wertham and the Senate hearings.
  • Wolff & Byrd, Counselors of the MaCabre #4, from 1994, featuring a Wertham parody named Dr. Forrest Bertrum.
  • From 2008, Comic Book Comics #3 features the story of Wertham and SOTI.

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