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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[...]