The Press: Fully Rounded Picture

In Britain's austerity-ridden newspapers, the few comic strips are done in black & white. To satisfy the demand for color comics, London newsstands last year imported $280,000 worth of U.S. newspapers, threw away the news sections and sold the comic supplements. Last week, to save dollars, the British Board of Trade banned the importation of "detachable" comics. Some U.S. newspapers, notably Hearst's comic-packed tabloid New York Mirror, which sells 7,000 Sunday papers a week to Britain, yelped. Said the sex& crime-loving Mirror: "This new decree will keep out of Britain all but...

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