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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 …

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 …

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 …

V For Vendetta Marches On Parliament (LIVE – UPDATED)

From Trafalgar Square, tonight. They rememebred, remembered the fifth of Novembered.   You know, in the original scene filmed at Parliament for the V For Vendetta movie, they got decent access because in part Tony Blair’s son, Euan Blair was …

Alan Moore Sings The Decline of English Murder, And Signs V For Vendetta Masks To Win – Remember Remember The Fifth Of November Part Two

Alan Moore is releasing a single today, The Decline of English Murder for November 5th with Occupation Records, part of the Occupy movement. The song; tells the story of the ‘English murder’ imposed on the people by the greed of …

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, …

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 …

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; …

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 …

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 …

Cheryl Blossom And Breast Cancer – Archie Comics Continues To Explore Real Life

Gay marriages. Death. Divorce. Globalisation protest. Archie Comics continues to give more of a real life take on modern society for a young audience than it may have done so in the past, and in the process making the likes …

Occupy Riverdale – It’s Happening, Here’s The Jill Thompson Art To Prove It (UPDATE)

This is the planned artwork for Archie Comics #635 in July, leaked to Bleeding Cool. 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, …

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 …

OCCUPY RIVERDALE – The Latest Step From Archie Comics Into Controversy

Bleeding Cool has sources everywhere. Some are reliable, some are… less so, but sometimes still come up with the goods. Well, this come from one of those double platinum sources that you can bet the farm, the farmer and the …

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 …

Batgirl #5 Brings Us “Occupy Gotham”

I’ve given the thirteen-or-so thoughts of the week’s DC Comics a bit of a break for now. It was doing my head in, and I was reading too many comics that I just didn’t like, which is never good for …

Batman Vs Occupy Wall Street, By Boulet

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 blog post about the Occupy Wall Street protests. And just how it was drawn…

Vox Populi – Alan Moore Talks Anonymous, Occupy And The V For Vendetta Mask

It wouldn’t be the first time that iconography associated with Alan Moore has escaped into the wild. The blood splattered smiley face image, created by Moore and Dave Gibbons was used as advertising for the Watchmen comic by Forbidden Planet …