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Martina Markota Launches GoFundMe To Defend Lady Alchemy Case

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

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,[...]

Where Did Crowdfunded Legal Funds For Richard Meyer Mark Waid Go

Where Did Crowdfunded Legal Funds For Richard Meyer, Mark Waid Go?

Yesterday, we learned that the long-running legal case raised against comic book writer/publisher Mark Waid by comic book writer/publisher Richard Meyer had been voluntarily dismissed. A joint statement declared that "upon consideration of all the circumstances, the parties have jointly decided that it is in the best interests of all concerned, and the comic book […]

Richard Meyer Has Voluntarily Dismissed Lawsuit against Mark Waid

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[...]

Allegations Of Fraud Raised In Comicsgate Trademark Battle

Allegations Of Fraud Raised In Comicsgate Trademark Battle

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 Preston Poulters White Lily

Red 5 Comics to Publish 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 &#8211 Is It Enough

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.[caption id="attachment_1243593" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official Dynamite Entertainment logo[/caption]As a result, a number of creators[...]

Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee Removes Tweets

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.[caption id="attachment_1243227" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee, Removes Tweets[/caption]Knowing[...]

Jae Lee to Tom King &#8211 Were Not All Good

Jae Lee to Tom King – "We're Not All Good"

Comic book creator Jae Lee is barely on social media. He only posts occasional pictures of his artwork and photos of his dog, Loki, on Instagram, about once a week. But today he responded to the social media storm that began with Tom King two days ago, and exploded, despite attempts to quell it. Tom […]

Tom King Speaks Out About DC Comics Rorschach #1 Cover (UPDATE x2)

Tom King Speaks Out About DC Comics Rorschach #1 Cover (UPDATE x2)

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. [caption[...]

Declan Shalvey Pulls Out Of Dynamite Zombie Crossover DIENamite

Declan Shalvey Pulls Out Of Dynamite Zombie Crossover, DIE!Namite

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

Dynamite Pulls Comicsgate Cover From IndieGoGo Amid Creator Backlash

That suddenly seems to have changed.[caption id="attachment_1238054" align="alignright" width="350"] Dynamite logo[/caption]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[...]

Dynamite Faces Creator Backlash Over Comicsgate Alliances

Dynamite Faces Creator Backlash Over Comicsgate Alliances

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[...]

The War On Comicsgate Trademarks Continues Apace

The War On Comicsgate Trademarks Continues Apace

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[...]

Mike Baron Writes a New Nexus Comic With Richard Meyer and a Novel

Mike Baron Writes a New Nexus Comic With Richard Meyer, and a Novel

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[...]

Sticker Shock For Red Rooster and Other Allegiance Arts Comics

Sticker Shock For Red Rooster and Other Allegiance Arts Comics

Bleeding Cool reported on Allegiance Arts and Entertainment, a new comic book publisher created by Mitch Breitweiser and Elizabeth Breitweiser, with Arkansas businessman David Martin, crowdfunded to launch in Walmart. With 30,000+ print runs for all four launch titles, including Red Rooster, and prominent pricey placing in the book section of the store. Such a […]

Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters Crossovers With Cyberfrog

Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters Crossovers With Cyberfrog

Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters was a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles parody created by Don Chin and Patrick Parsons (as Parsonovich). Published by Comic Castle and Eclipse Comics in 1986, it was later drawn by Mike Dringenberg and then Sam Kieth (which is when I discovered it), with later series published by Parody Press and more […]

Preston Poulter Trademarks Comicsgate

Preston Poulter Trademarks Comicsgate

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[...]

Ethan Van Sciver Mean Streak Directed at Creators and Retailers Alike

Ethan Van Sciver Mean Streak Directed at Creators and Retailers Alike

#ComicsGate pic.twitter.com/1qPhcM7NZq— ComicArtistPro Secrets (@EthanVanSciver) March 26, 2020DOWN GOES G WILLOW! DOWN GOES KATE LETH!!— ComicArtistPro Secrets (@EthanVanSciver) March 26, 2020Then 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[...]

Doug TenNapel Blames Jim Lee and DC Comics For Sean Gordon Murphy Pulling His Cover

Doug TenNapel Blames Jim Lee and DC Comics For Sean Gordon Murphy Pulling His Cover

Sean Gordon Murphy, who recently announced plans to launch a curated label at DC Comics for his White Knight universe, has announced that he will pull his cover from Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel's upcoming crowdfunded comic, Bigfoot Bill 2: Finger of Poseidon, after discussion with TenNapel. Murphy has long been a fan of TenNapel's work […]