Just in time for Halloween, I discussed the "scared-straight"-style evangelical tracts by the late artist Jack Chick. What made these grotesque propagandistic comics such a staple of American Christian culture? What are we to make of Chick's rabid anti-Catholic fear-mongering—and his opposition to trick-or-treating and playing Dungeons & Dragons?
I sit down with Julia Yost on the First Things podcast to dissect Chick's legacy. You can hear our segment starting at the 18:30 mark in the episode.