• Previously in Comics: Convention Interventions

    Previously in Comics: Convention Interventions0

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    • September 24, 2018

    The casual observer could be forgiven for mistaking comics fans for car accident victims given the whiplash generated by this week’s comics news. One moment up with the announcement of this year’s Ignatz winners, the next down with the unexpected postponement of another con. All in all, this week has been a frenetic one.

  • Matt Furie Wants to #SavePepe and Fight His Nightmares

    Matt Furie Wants to #SavePepe and Fight His Nightmares0

    When the Anti-Defamation League named Pepe the Frog a hate symbol, the character’s creator, cartoonist Matt Furie, didn’t seem to know quite what to say or do about the transformation of his character from “frog everyman” to beloved avatar of 4chan trolls and the white supremacist alt-right. In an interview with the Washington Post he