Comic books are corrupting America's youth! Or so the esteemed Dr. Werner Frederick would have people believe – people like the Congressmen holding hearings on banning violent crime and horror “funny books”. And when the crusade provokes a most un-funny murder, Jack Starr – comics syndicate troubleshooter – has no shortage of suspects. Was it the knife-wielding juvenile delinquent or the naked seductress? Perhaps a frustrated publisher or an outraged cartoonist. Or was it a comic book reader…?