After critical coverage in all sorts of media, Apple have reversed a decision to censor the comic book adaptation of The Importance Of Being Earnest, which wasn’t exactly sexually explicit but did feature a gay kiss or too. It was even censored when the covered those scenes with black bars.
And now, after a stack of negative publisity of Apple’s decision to censor a comic book version of James Joyce’s Ulysees, Ulysees Seen, over some barely-bare breasts, it looks like Apple have reversed that decision too.
Apple spokesman Trudy Miller is being quoted as saying “We made a mistake. When the art panel edits of the Ulysses Seen app and the graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Importance of Being Earnest app were brought to our attention, we offered the developers the opportunity to resubmit their original drawings and update their apps..”
The moral of this story? If your comic is censored by Apple make a fuss in the right places and suddenly they’re realise that they’ve “made a mistake” again.
- Action Lab Puts Five Million Comics In The Classroom, Announces Kid Sherlock, Albert Einstein: Time Mason, Stray, Midnight Tiger And The Ghost, The Owl - April 27, 2017
- Heading Towards 100,000 For X-O Manowar #1’s Third Printing - April 27, 2017
- Leo Baxendale, Creator Of The Bash Street Kids, Dies At 86 - April 27, 2017
- Bumping The Numbers On The 25-Cent Saga #43 By Bryan K Vaughan And Fiona Staples - April 27, 2017
- Exclusive: A Few DC Covers For May, From Gary Frank To Frank Cho To Jim Lee To Emanuela Lupacchino To Jenny Frison - April 27, 2017