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Could Occupy Comics Face The Wrath Of Warner Bros Lawyers?
This is the cover to the Occupy Comics trade paperback, featuring the V For Vendetta version of the Guy Fawkes mask which has been appropriated by Anonymous, Occupy and the Arab Spring movements. It hadn't appeared on the covers of the issues, though used inside Because while one could be considered comment and fair use, putting[...]
Occupy DC Comics! Or Don't, Whatever…
@coondawg68 Why do you assume it's about Occupy?Hint: it isn't. — GailSimone (@GailSimone) February 12, 2013 Well that was quite entertaining Since the announcement of The Movement by Gail Simone and Freddie Williams last week, it has been attacked from the right as pandering to left wing activists, and to a lesser extent from the left as[...]
Friday Runaround – More Insidious Than Syphilis No More!
THE WIRED Wired runs Alan Moore's essay from Occupy Comics; The field of comics, formerly regarded as a more insidious threat to young minds and public morality than syphilis, has currently attained a level of propriety which it seems anxious to maintain Having at last apparently become a critically-accepted and occasionally lucrative component of the entertainment industry,[...]
And Finally… David Lloyd Puts V On The Cover Of  Occupy Comics
A year after Occupy began, here's the second issue of Occupy Comics, successfully funded by Kickstarter, with V staring down the Wall Street Bull And the Wall Street Bull's balls. It includes work by Mike Allred, Bill Ayers, Matt Bors, Shannon Wheeler, Si Spurrier, Smudge, Riley Rossmo, Patrick Meaney, Matthew Rosenberg & Patrick Kindlon, Ryan[...]
Molly Crabapple Gets Out Of Jail, Gets On Al-Jazeera
We reported how, yesterday morning, cartoonist and comic book creator Molly Crabapple was arrested as part of the Occupy Wall Street protest in Manhattan's financial district, up until she was in the police van This is what happened next; love you all God jail is boring #s17 #ows The women's section was totally threatened with a night[...]
Molly Crabapple Arrested During Occupy Wall Street Anniversary Protest
Over a hundred people were arrested today as Occupy Wall Street held a series of peaceful protests around Manhattan's financial district in a one year anniversary of the movement. They included the cartoonist and comic creator Molly Crabapple. She tweeted; Arrested Twittering from police van Just grabbed off sidewalk, along with everones else here Arresting officer Plouffe[...]
Frank Miller Vs Occupy Vs Zombies
Welcome to the latest comics Kickstarter project with a majorly media-friendly pitch. Frank Miller Vs Occupy Wall Street Vs Zombies. They are only after $450 And already have $150 from one donor Will you be the second? And while they are funding the first issue here, they are also funding the eventual graphic novel collection – and letting[...]
Archie Takes On Occupy Riverdale – An Exclusive Bleeding Cool Preview
Time for Archie to hit the political controversy of the age full on. In an election year, when the bankers and businessmen are portrayed as both angels and demons, with neither side giving an inch, it's time for Archie to make his choice when Occupy comes to Riverdale The 99% or 1%? Unfettered capitalism vs social democratic? Betty[...]
Occupy Riverdale – It's Happening, Here's The Jill Thompson Art To Prove It (UPDATE)
As earlier rumoured, it will tell the story of the global protest against massively unequal redistrubution of wealth and power, under the title Occupy Riverdale, echoing the Occupy movements present around the world. This continued the further progressive storylines from Archie of late that recently culminated in an interracial gay military wedding This time Archie moves[...]
Alan Moore Talks V For Vendetta Masks To The BBC
Alan Moore has written an article for the BBC about the history and impact of the Guy Fawkes and the mask from V For Vendetta, including recent anti-Scientology and Occupy protests. He writes, regarding the re-emergence of the mask. It would seem that the various tectonic collapses deep in the structure of our economic and political systems[...]
OCCUPY RIVERDALE – The Latest Step From Archie Comics Into Controversy
Forget Before Watchmen, this is bigger. "OCCUPY RIVERDALE". With Occupy London, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Washington bringing political and economic realities to a mass population, putting the very nature of capitalism on trial and encouraging the kinds of conversations the previous generation just couldn't have imagined resurfacing. And now they are going to be discussed in Riverdale[...]
Alan Moore Meets Occupy Londoners In Their V For Vendetta Masks [VIDEO]
Channel 4 News last night interviewed Alan Moore, and took him to meet the Occupy London demonstrators for the first time at St Paul's Cathedral And he came away "amazed, I'm very impressed and I'm rather touched The people here are amazing, I think that this is the best organised, most forward thinking protest that[...]
Batgirl #5 Brings Us "Occupy Gotham"
In the light of the Occupy protests, we've joked about the idea of that extending to fictional cities, such as Occupy Gotham or Occupy Metropolis A Comic Shop in Florida even went with a mocking advert, cheekily co-funded by DC Comics. But only one person has made it actual continuity Gail Simone, and today's Batgirl #5,[...]
Batman Vs Occupy Wall Street, By Boulet
But this is French artist Gilles Roussel, better known as Boulet, and his response to Frank Miller's infamous blog post about the Occupy Wall Street protests. And just how it was drawn… It's been a little while coming But this is French artist Gilles Roussel, better known as Boulet, and his response to Frank Miller's infamous[...]
Vox Populi – Alan Moore Talks Anonymous, Occupy And The V For Vendetta Mask
The Lloyd-designed Guy Fawkes mask, the face of choice for Anonymous and their anti-Scientology protests, then by Wikileaks and its proponents and now being used in the Occupy protests worldwide Initially given away free by DC Comics, it is now sold by Warner Brothers for $10 a pop. Lloyd has been quite vocal in his delight[...]
Richard Pace Responds To Frank Miller
If this response to Frank Miller's comments on Occupy Wall Street four days ago (was that all it was?) is a little slower, then that's because Richard Pace had to draw it And as we know, this kind of thing takes time… If this response to Frank Miller's comments on Occupy Wall Street four days[...]
Ann Nocenti On Occupy Wall Street
As part of a larger interview on her upcoming work on Green Arrow, and a larger look at her career as a while, I had the opportunity to ask Ann Nocenti about Occupy Wall Street A significant player in the comics industry in the 1980s and into the 1990s, editing the Uncanny X-Men and writing[...]
Neal Adams Puts Frank Miller's Occupy Comments In Context
This weekend he read Frank Miller's comments about Occupy Wall Street and wanted to put them in context He writes for Bleeding Cool; They close the door behind them The real question is: how do the heroes get to the monsters? This is the problem of protestors and it had better be taken seriously. There is a reason[...]
Space Hijackers Vs Paternoster Square
In the light of Frank Miller's remarks about Occupy Wal Street protestors, I thought this would be another look at the current situation The following is reprinted here with full permission. Paternoster Square, home of the London stock exchange sits right next to St Paul's Cathedral in[...]
Sunday Trending Topics: #FrankMiller #OWS
 Even if you hate what Miller has said here, I think it's possible to zoom way out on the giant 10,000-piece puzzle of his life's work, and fit this Occupy blog post piece in there among the Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Year One, Ronin, Give Me Liberty, Sin City, 300, and Holy Terror pieces  And[...]
Putting Frank Miller's Words Into Batman's Mouth
A scene from Batman Year One, rescripted… We're not quite sure why Batman seems to think the Occupy Wall Street protests have something to do with the War In Iraq And/Or Afghanistan but it's probably all tied in One of those conspiracy things And as we all know, Batman Always Wins. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur[...]
Comics Industry Issues Retort To Frank Miller. Including Batman.
Earlier today, Bleeding Cool ran Frank Miller's take on Occupy Wall Street, and noted some of the comments on his blog (now closing in on a thousand), and how they were mixed in response. A few of his fellow comic book professionals had something to say on Twitter as well Here's a selection They are rather[...]
Occupy Frank Miller
Frank Miller writes on his blog; Everybody's been too damn polite about this nonsense: The "Occupy" movement, whether displaying itself on Wall Street or in the streets of Oakland (which has, with unspeakable cowardice, embraced it) is anything but an exercise of our blessed First Amendment "Occupy" is nothing but a pack of louts, thieves, and rapists,[...]
Occupy Wall Street Goes Cosplay
Gothamist, Katie Sokoler and Occupy Hallowe'en give us a parade of Occupy Wall Street protestors dressing as their own Working Class Superheroes and Supervillains… Looks like the New York Comic Con costume clash the other week may have inspired them But could it go both ways? One Little Bleeder in Manhattan tells me "The lightning bolts[...]