Comics Code Authority - Wikipedia

The Comics Code Authority (CCA) was formed in 1954 by the Comics Magazine Association of America as an alternative to government regulation, to allow the comic publishers to self-regulate the content of comic books in the United States.The code was voluntary, there was no law requiring its use, although some advertisers and retailers looked to it for reassurance.…

Why Do Some Comics Not Have Barcodes? Rare Comics

Jun 16, 2016 · By Benjamin Nobel, June 16, 2016 In this post, I will answer the commonly asked question: Why Do Some Comics Not Have Barcodes? Here's a popular comic to use as an example, Amazing Spider-Man #252. Instead of all of the copies out there being the same, some copies have bar codes (aka "UPC" codes or Universal……

Classic Comic Special: Comics, Covers, and Barcodes ...

Apr 01, 2011 · I usually use my Classic Comics feature to review a comic book. However, I'm going to do something different and talk comic book barcodes. What are comic book barcodes for? Why do some have pictures of Spider-Man's head instead of the barcode? How and why did they affect comic book covers of Marvel and DC……

Why Do Some Comic Book Barcodes Have A Line Through Them ...

Jun 17, 2016 · By Benjamin Nobel, June 17, 2016. In this post, I will answer the commonly asked question: Why Do Some Comic Book Barcodes Have A Line Through Them? If you’ve found a comic book with a diagonal line across the bar code — a strike-through — then you are looking at an early example of a “Direct Edition” comic book, published in 1979 or early 1980.…

Barcode - Wikipedia

A barcode or bar code is a method of representing data in a visual, machine-readable form. Initially, barcodes represented data by varying the widths and spacings of parallel lines. These barcodes, now commonly referred to as linear or one-dimensional (1D), ...…