protest Archives

Netflix Employees Walkout Over Response to Chappelle Special
Late Wednesday morning, employees at the Netflix main office on Vine Street in Hollywood staged a walkout in protest of jokes against the Transgender community in Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special The Closer, and how Netflix has handled the controversy Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos is under fire from Trans employees and activists over inaction to[...]
The Umbrella Academy star Elliot Page signaled his support in an Instagram post earlier today that also included the video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Stand Up in Solidarity with Team Trans* at Netflix! (   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by @elliotpage Earlier today, Netflix released a statement in support of the protest action[...]
I Just Got Trampled By An Anti-Vaxxer March in London
how has your day been? Have you encountered any violent protests today? Well, if an anti-vaxxer march asks you if you have been vaccinated, remember by example Say it loud, say it proud, lie your head off, say "no, I bloody well haven't," and run the other way. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled:[...]
The "A Day Off Twitch" Protest Movement Is Today
Today, a lot of your favorite Twitch streamers will not be streaming as they will be protesting in solidarity against hate raids on the platform In case you haven't been on Twitch lately, one of the biggest harassment tools trolls have been using lately is going into individual streams with multiple accounts and spam botting[...]
Craig Yoe Auction
The auction runs until June 9. Original art by Craig Yoe for Hi De Ho How You Can Help The protests against police brutality now span the entire globe and there are many ways you can get involved You can go out and peacefully protest if you want You can also donate to numerous organizations that are doing[...]
Spider-Man Scales Manhattan Bridge at Black Lives Matter Protest
Our comic book heroes have become part of the protest language of the times.  This has been true, in other forms, throughout the course of history Robin Hood, The Three Musketeers, and many more over decades and centuries.  And now, Spider-man Over the past few days, we have seen comic book iconography used again and[...]
Blizzard Issues An Official Statement On "Hearthstone" Suspension
protested Trump, or if a U.K player protested Brexit In any case, it's a black eye the company can't just walk away from At least, not for another six months. The most important thing to note about the Blizzard statement is that it was released at 5:30 PM PT ON A FRIDAY That says it all[...]
Riot Games Employees Planning to Petition Board of Directors
Riot Games employees walked off the job in protest of the company's stance on forced arbitration for current employees and their allegations of sexist hiring practices and gender discrimination Riot's current stance on forced arbitration means that current employees cannot take legal action against the company while still employed by the company, effectively silencing several[...]
Susan Sarandon
Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon was arrested along with 575 others at the #WomenDisobey protest at Capitol Hill This, of course, is not her first time at a protest, as the actress has always been very outspoken in regards to politics and causes important to her. Susan Sarandon at the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards – Press Room[...]
The protest was organized to commemorate one month since the most recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, which ended in 17 deaths. Some photos of a local walkout, taken by Bleeding Cool's own Lauren Sisselman: Participants are asked to leave their classes and workplaces for 17 minutes — one minute for each of the lives lost in[...]
Congressman John Sarbanes At BWI Protest On #MuslimBan "It Just Defies Common Sense"
While at the BWI protest, Lauren Sisselman managed  to catch up with Congressman John Sarbanes to ask him his thoughts on what the protest and the executive order banning travelers from seven middle-eastern countries. Sisselman: What does this mean for Marylanders in general Sarbanes: Look, you have this really spontaneous expression of concern and anxiety, frustration, being presented by[...]
Baltimore Protests Declare: No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA!
The protest at the Baltimore/Washington International Airport is continuing, and our intrepid Lauren Sisselman is there as part of the supporters Reports from around the BWI region suggest that hundreds of additional supporters are still en-route to join So far the protests, as they were yesterday, are going peacefully, with airport administrators working with the[...]
Comic Folk React To Trump's Grabbing America By The Immigration Policy
Protests have broken out at major airports, being led by a large group at New York City's JFK airport. Here's some of the Twitter coverage that we've seen so far: Jody Houser's Twitter post points out that Trump selectively blocked entry by individuals from countries to which he has no business ties to, and those that he[...]
More Comics Folk Attend Anti-Trump Women's Marches Around The World #WomensMarch — Gerry Conway Wears A Mask Because He Cares (@gerryconway) January 21, 2017 My awesome lady @bettydrapers_fatsuit off to the LA Womens March Protest, with a sign I drew for her!!! A photo posted by Jon Schnepp (@jonschnepp) on Jan 21, 2017 at 10:16am PST The NYC march was incredible. — Oh! Verisimilitude! (@MagsVisaggs) January 21, 2017 The crowd[...]
The Power And Posters Of Protest
This hasn't got a lot to do with comics. Okay, maybe a bit. But a short video about the history of the protest poster, from the Suffragettes to the present day, including all sorts of interesting design elements might provide some insight into the work we re more familiar with. And might make for a decent cover in[...]
Social Media Profiles Begin Changing To An 'S' In Protest Against DC
One group on Facebook have decided to start changing their Facebook profile to the 'S' symbol in solidarity and protest. Will you join them?   Yesterday, we asked legal expert and comics creator Tony Panaccio to look at the impact of the current story emphasising DC Entertainment's decision to not allow a memorial to a[...]
University Library Graphic Novel Exhibit Damaged After Muslim Protest
in the foyer of the University library. German magazine Taz reports that the different displays explored different storytelling methods, genres and styles of twelve comics. This included one focused on Craig Thompson's Habibi and another on Rutu Modan's Exit Wounds. The first one caused objection from Muslim students over the word Allah in Arabic being displayed next to[...]
Occupy London At St Paul's Cathedral With Mr And Mrs V For Vendetta
In London to meet friends, I took a trip to St Paul's Cathedral where the Occupy London protest has been camped out for the last week-and-a-bit And I met a few people from Anonymous wearing the Guy Fawkes/V For Vendetta mask So I asked them about it… In London to meet friends, I took a[...]
What If There Was A Protest And No One At Comic Con Noticed?
Chrissy Williams, wife of Uncanny X-Men writer Kieron Gillen, is in and around Times Square right now in the middle of the Wall Street protest that has rather expanded She tweets "There are a /lot/ of people in Times Square right now It is rather impressive" and gives photographic proof (below) I am hoping no V[...]
DC Comics On The New DCU 52 Protestors
As part of DC Nation, this reworked version of Justice League Of America #28 seems to both reference and mock the San Diego Comic Con cosplay protest… Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. I saw this image briefly at the Retailer Presentation at San Diego Comic Con by DC Comics, but wasn't quite quick enough to[...]
Fox News Interviews The DC New 52 Relaunch Protest
That was the DC protest that was Attended by a group of Joker and Harley Quinn cosplayers and a fellow comics reporter dressed as Superman, it wasn't the hundreds-strong gathering that Facebook promised, but what they lacked in numbers they made up for in spirit Even if some of the costumes seemed a little closer[...]