Judgment Day! Does the planet of the robots have the moral fortitude to join Earth’s Great Galactic Republic!? This is it – the famous censored sci-fi story from Weird Fantasy #18 by EC Comics.
Why was it censored? It was 1953 in the USA and the story deals with racism being taught to citizens by their society… You can imagine how “The Man” had a cow over this story back then. And if you can’t, you can read all about it in the EC Comics article on Wikipedia.
The story came out uncensored in Incredible Science Fiction #33 – which is hardly ever in stock. You can find it in the Russ Cochran/Gemstone reprint series under Incredible Science Fiction and also Haunt of Fear #3. (For the sake of their profit margin, Gemstone eventually combined 1992 reprints of Haunt of Fear and Weird Fantasy into one magazine each month. That’s a lot of EC Comics inside of one cover!)
By the way – Have you seen our complete EC Comics Gallery lately?
Where can you find EC Comics these days? Right here at Mars Will Send No More! We’ve got original EC Comics for the independently wealthy and some really solid EC Comics reprints by Russ Cochran/Gemstone for the rest of us working stiffs! Enjoy!