The Trials of Nasty Tales

Description

Following a high-profile obscenity trial, the Nasty Tales underground comics anthology produced this special Trials of Nasty Tales edition. It shared the sometimes comically ridiculous story of the trial with its readers, using actual courtroom dialogue, with cover artwork by artist Dave Gibbons (Watchmen) and lettering and design by Richard Adams.

Full title:
The Trials of Nasty Tales
Published:
1973
Format:
Comic book
Creator:
David Gibbons
Held by:
British Library
Copyright:
© Dave Gibbons
Shelfmark:
Cup.351/127

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Theme:
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