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Jonathan Kent, The New Superman, Out As Bisexual From DC Comics
Superman: Son Of Kal-El #5 will see the kiss between Jon Kent, the new Superman of Earth, and his new boyfriend, the journalist Jay Nakamura, as the comic reveals that Jon Kent is a bisexual young Kryptonian/human hybrid. There has naturally been a lot of mocking of this storyline and accompanying imagery by the Comicsgate crew[...]
Martina Markota Launches GoFundMe To Defend Lady Alchemy Case
Lady Alchemy: Mutus Liber was an IndieGoGo-crowdfunded Comicsgate comic book that launched its campaign two-and-a-half years ago, from model and performer Martina Markota. Markota also worked at Rebel News and The Daily Caller, is a proud supporter of Donald Trump, and a repeat attendee on podcasts by Proud Boys founder and fellow Rebel News contributor Gavin[...]
Comicsgate Figure Quits Republican Vice Chair After QAnon Gaffe
Edwin Boyette was a prominent figure a few years ago in the Comicsgate movement, an online activist group that campaigns, as Wikipedia puts it, "in opposition to diversity and progressivism in North American superhero comic books". Those who he "engaged" online may recall his replies in the form of a portrait shot video embedded in Tweets,[...]
Richard Meyer Has Voluntarily Dismissed Lawsuit against Mark Waid
Neither party has admitted any liability or responsibility, can claim to have achieved any victory and both have agreed to assume their own fees and costs. With the dismissal of the lawsuit, the parties have executed a confidential agreement and have no interest in continuing this dispute in the public arena or anywhere else. On twitter, Zaid[...]
Preston Poulter Pushes Back On Comics Gate Trademark
Earlier this year, we reported on Comicsgate creator and critic Preston Poulter and his attempt to trademark the term 'Comicsgate' The registration was made by Common Sense Press Inc DBA Pocket Jacks Comics, of Dallas, Texas Poulter is the writer and creator who self-publishes comics such as White Lily under the name Pocket Jacks Comics, and creates YouTube videos[...]
Red 5 Comics to Publish Comicsgater Preston Poulter's White Lily
Earlier this year, we reported on Comicsgate creator and critic Preston Poulter and his attempt to trademark the term 'Comicsgate' The registration was made by Common Sense Press Inc DBA Pocket Jacks Comics, of Dallas, Texas Poulter is the writer and creator who self-publishes comics such as White Lily under the name Pocket Jacks Comics,[...]
Dynamite Entertainment Posts Comicsgate Statement - Is It Enough?
In recent days, Bleeding Cool has reported on Dynamite Entertainment's issues with its staff and creators over their recent decisions to publish and crowdfund for comic book variants of their titles created by, and featuring characters from people associated with Comicsgate. The official Dynamite Entertainment logo As a result, a number of creators publically announced they were,[...]
Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee, Removes Tweets
On Friday, comic book writer Tom King issued a statement on Twitter, criticising his publisher DC Comics for commissioning a cover for his Rorschach comic from Jae Lee, as Lee had contributed a cover to Ethan Van Sciver's leading Comicsgate crowdfunding titles. Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee, Removes Tweets Knowing Jae Lee, I suspected[...]
Tom King Speaks Out About DC Comics Rorschach #1 Cover
He just posted on Twitter; Today DC put out an alternate cover to Rorschach by Jae Lee, who has also done covers for comicsgate, a hate group DC does not consult creators on alternate covers; I reached out to them to express my deep disappointment Far as I'm concerned this is the cover to Rorschach #1. Jorge[...]
Declan Shalvey Was To Have Written DIE!Namite Crossover Event
Two covers done, currently working on script for #2. Bleeding Cool understands that, yes, this was DIE!Namite, and that Declan Shalvey has joined a number of comic book creators who have chosen to pull out of comic book projects with Dynamite Entertainment, as a result of the Comicsgate covergate controversy that Bleeding Cool reported on last[...]
Dynamite Pulls Comicsgate Cover From IndieGoGo Amid Creator Backlash
That suddenly seems to have changed. Dynamite logo Several prominent comic book creators had told Dynamite that they were no longer happy to work for the company when they were publishing, crowdfunding, and promoting creator-exclusive variant covers by Comicsgate comic book creators While this had been happening for over a year, it was the recent promotion of[...]
Dynamite Face Comic Creator Concern Over Comicsgate Covers
Prominent Comicsgate figure, longtime friend of Dynamite publisher Nick Barrucci His previous summer's successful Indiegogo campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey was late and had yet to be published Having a variant cover of Vampirella with Cyberfrog gave him something to sell to his virtue-signalling audience in the interim At one point, Vampirella and Cyberfrog were[...]
Now Who Else Is Trademarking Comicsgate?
Back in August/September 2018, Vox Day, writer, editor, video game designer, blogger and alt-right activist, stated he was going to launch a comic book imprint called Comicsgate Comics creator Ethan Van Sciver who has become rather associated with that hashtag, stated that Day had no right to the name, and that as Ethan then ran a YouTube[...]
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He then began a YouTube channel with the aim of pointing out what he saw as overly-liberal or diverse plotlines in Marvel and DC comic books, including obscene attacks against a number of creators, before mobilising that audience to fund his publishing attempts with the Jawbreakers graphic novel on Kickstarter as part of #comicsgate After[...]
Last Week in #Comicsgate: #BlameWarCampaign
Back in August/Septemeber 2018, Vox Day, writer, editor, video game designer, blogger and alt-right activist, stated he was going to launch a comic book imprint called Comicsgate Comic creator Ethan Van Sciver who has become associated with the hashtag, stated that Day had no right to the name, and that as Ethan then ran a YouTube[...]
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#ComicsGate pic.twitter.com/1qPhcM7NZq — ComicArtistPro Secrets (@EthanVanSciver) March 26, 2020 DOWN GOES G WILLOW! DOWN GOES KATE LETH!! — ComicArtistPro Secrets (@EthanVanSciver) March 26, 2020 Then GTFO If you were never doing this to make a great living, you're part of the reason comic shops can't weather TWO WEEKS of closed doors. This industry is a joke filled with pretentious, parasitic clowns[...]
Court Gives Final Judgement in Jurisdiction Matter in Richard Meyer Vs Mark Waid
Bleeding Cool has repeatedly covered the legal case between Comicsgate comic book creator and publisher Richard Meyer and comic book writer, editor and publisher Mark Waid Charges of defamation, both online and at a comic convention in Houston and regarding tortious interference over Antarctic Press' decision to drop the publication of Meyers' Jawbreakers graphic novel[...]
Destination Comics - The New Publisher From Richard Meyer and Chuck Dixon, With Sylvester Stallone-Written Expendables Comics - And More
A leading figure in the outrage activist group Comicsgate, he channelled that attention into crowdfunding his graphic novels, with similarly-minded creators He is also involved in an ongoing legal case against Mark Waid on charges of defamation and tortious interference, denied by Waid, over Meyer's publishing relationship with Antarctic Press This happened after Antarctic dropped[...]
That Umbrella Guy Registers Renfamous Trademark Under His Own Name
We may start a YouTube, Twitter account, official products like shirts and other merchandise The online name for a cosplayer, comics writer and major anti-comicsgate figure Which may mean she needs to spend legal fees just to oppose such a thing Of course there are also other concerns; Someone doesn't understand what "under penalty of perjury" means. Buckle[...]
Separated At Birth: Ethan Van Sciver on Jawbreakers and Daryl Banks on Green Lantern
Earlier this week, longstanding Green Lantern artist and Comicsgater Ethan Van Sciver revealed his cover for fellow Comicsgater Richard Meyer's crowdfunded comic Jawbreakers: GØd-K1ng. The image of the central antagonist in Van Sciver's book in the back looked a little familiar to come, compared to work by another famed Green Lantern artist Daryl Banks, from the first[...]
Fake Tweet Used to Try And Discredit New Marvel Writer Alyssa Wong
But far harsher was this following 'tweet', supposedly posted by Wong after Stan Lee's passing, which has recently been shared, very critically, amongst the Comicsgatey side of social media. It is, as the label we have added points out, fake.  We have been told by people who should know that it's fake We have been told[...]
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You're locked up in here with ME." 🤣 https://t.co/8TCmKNJlkD — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 11, 2019 Which made an interesting note in a faked letter at the back of the issue, from a certain Hiram J Comicsgate III, from the likely-sounding town of Oklahodahio. They're not that old… not yet anyway… LOEG TEMPEST #6 ONEILL (W) Alan Moore (A/CA) Kevin[...]
Jon Del Arroz Identifies Secret Left-Wing #Comicsgate Grifters
A narrative if you will. Del Arroz claims to have created, or at least popularised the #comicsgate name He sees its cause, thus; The cause of it was because of politics — specifically a left wing monopoly trying to harm all right wingers in the business and make sure we don't get to produce books or have[...]
Vertigo – a Comic Book Line Founded on 'SJW Values'?
  Of late, an argument is being made loud and clear, mostly by the #Comicsgate activist group on social media, that the Vertigo brand failed due to, frankly 'SJW bullsh-t' The phrase 'get woke, go broke' has been repeated ad infinitum And this has been emphasised by pointing out recent Vertigo books such as Border Town,[...]