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. After nearly five days of silence, Blizzard has issued an official statement regarding the suspension of Hearthstone esports player Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai[...]

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

WomenDisobey: Susan Sarandon Arrested Along with 575 Others at Protest

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.[caption id="attachment_876067" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Susan Sarandon at the 24th Screen Actors Guild[...]


Students and Teachers Across the Country Participate in #NationalWalkoutDay

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

With a few folk from Supergirl, Doctor Who, X-Men and the like.But that's just the tip of the iceberg, Here are more comics and comics-related folk sharing their experiences... 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,[...]

Despite Terrible Weather And Road Conditions Thousands Attend The Women's March At Sundance

The march is one of many being held across the world to protest President Donald Trump[caption id="attachment_601589" align="alignnone" width="3024"] Sundance 2017 Women's March - photo by Octavio Karbank[/caption][caption id="attachment_601588" align="alignnone" width="3024"] Sundance 2017 Women's March - photo by Octavio Karbank[/caption][caption id="attachment_601587" align="alignnone" width="3024"] Sundance 2017 Women's March - photo by Octavio Karbank[/caption][caption id="attachment_601586" align="alignnone"[...]

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[...]

Why DC Would Love You To Protest Against The DC Relaunch At San Diego Comic Con

We mentioned the anti-DC Relaunch protest march planned for San Diego Comic Con earlier this morning, but it's been niggling at me and I think I realise why.DC Comics would love a large protest Lots of people calling for the head of Dan DiDio Dressed up in classic non-segmented costumes without a hint of collar,[...]