occupy wall street

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…

Friday Trending Topics: Alan Moore, Frank Miller, And #OWS

Fridays are typically not the busiest days of the week on the comics internet, because comics publishers generally break major news on Monday or Tuesday.  But today we had FCBD, Watchmen 2, and Moore’s reaction to Miller. That’s a full day. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Free Comic Book Day – The New 52 To The […]

Ann Nocenti On Green Arrow, Typhoid Mary, and Being a Super-Villain

Two weeks ago, we talked about Occupy Wall Street with Ann Nocenti, longtime comic writer and editor who had taken a long hiatus from comics but is returning in 2012 in Green Arrow. We had the chance to continue the conversation, discussing some of her creations and return to comics, and here’s how that went. […]

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…

Tuesday Trending Topics: Millar, Miller

Reactions to Frank Miller‘s blog post on the Occupy movement continue to echo around the comics internet, an industry-centric slice of the larger discussion on the issues involved. There’s also a pretty interesting subtext here about the blurred distinctions between art, speech, and action which may be just as valuable as the central discussion. Most-Read […]

Mark Millar Responds To Frank Miller – Or Rather The Reaction To Frank Miller

Their surnames may be spelt differently, but they are pronounced exactly the same. They are both comic book creators whose work has been turned into successful and acclaimed movies and have also had a go at directing their own movies too. But politically they are worlds apart. But Mark Millar, fan of Frank Miller, has […]

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

Neal Adams, is a man who knows what it’s like to believe something that’s… against the prevailing wisdom. From the origins of the Earth, to whether or not Batman: Odyssey is a good comic. This weekend he read Frank Miller’s comments about Occupy Wall Street and wanted to put them in context. He writes for […]

Monday Runaround – The Dark Bunny Returns

BunWatch: Ty Templeton looks at the… “Frank Miller situation”. PressWatch: World media pick up on Bleeding Cool story from over a month ago. ChequeWatch: Jeff Trexer looks at DC’s relationship with the estates of Siegel and Schuster in the light of the Action Comics #1 relaunch. “But more generally, DC’s evident lack of payment for […]

Sunday Trending Topics: #FrankMiller #OWS

I find myself wondering what Frank Miller thinks of the firestorm his blog post has created over the past few days.  I don’t know, but perhaps sooner or later he’ll do another blog post to discuss it further, or give an interview, or channel it into his art. I’d be interested to see any of […]

Saturday Trending Topics: Frank Miller Comments On The Occupy Movement

There was one thing on the comics internet’s mind today, and that’s Frank Miller‘s blog post about the Occupy Movement. We’ve noted here recently that the decades-long ebb and flow of mainstream comics’ engagement with social and political concerns of the times seems to be leveling up again, so it comes as no surprise that […]

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 […]

Afterwards They Will Explode – Occupy Pokemon

Patrick Willems follows up Why Sonic Screwdrivers Are Banned In Action Movies and Tintin The Gritty Reboot with this far more reasonable explanation of the crowds that have been gathering in cities around the world of late.