Comic shop bans a customer for wanting to read ‘Jawbreakers: Lost Souls’

Mirror Magic Comics, located in Mill Creek, Washington, banned a customer from their store. The reason for the banning was because he’s a supporter and backer of Jawbreakers: Lost Souls and according to Heather Harris McFarlane, the owner of Mirror Magic Comics, this makes him a safety risk to their staff and other customers. Seriously, that’s what … Continue reading “Comic shop bans a customer for wanting to read ‘Jawbreakers: Lost Souls’”

The faith based vilification of Diversity & Comics

The social justice wing of the comic book industry has a boogieman to rally against and that boogieman is a guy named Richard C. Meyer. He’s better known to his viewers on YouTube as Zack, the proprietor of Diversity & Comics. Ask any of the most prominent social justice comic book professionals and their sycophants who … Continue reading “The faith based vilification of Diversity & Comics”

Mark Waid, Antarctic Press, and the current state of comics

Longtime comic book writer Mark Waid reportedly didn’t like the fact that Antarctic Press, a small independent comic publisher, was publishing Jawbreakers: Lost Souls. It’s a comic book written by Richard C. Meyer with art by Jon Malin and Brett Smith. The project has had a very successful run on Indiegogo, a crowdfunding website. That’s a bit of an understatement. The … Continue reading “Mark Waid, Antarctic Press, and the current state of comics”

How did the Comic Book Legal Defence Fund spend its money in 2016

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, also known as the CBLDF, released its IRS form 990 to the public for the year 2016. It shows its financial record for 2016. In 2016, the CBLDF generated $897,256.00 in revenue. That seems like a lot of money, but in 2015, the year prior, it generated $1,007,002. Where … Continue reading “How did the Comic Book Legal Defence Fund spend its money in 2016”

The Daily Beast’s article on #Comicsgate

The Daily Beast published an article about #Comicsgate, an online movement that has as many definitions as it has members. Asher Elbein, the writer of The Daily Beast article and someone who describes himself as “a storyteller for hire” defined Comicsgate as the following: An ugly new front in the online culture wars targets women, people of … Continue reading “The Daily Beast’s article on #Comicsgate”