Tweet at Donald Trump and your account may be flagged as ‘potentially abusive’

I follow Donald Trump on Twitter. I don’t know why I do it. I don’t like Donald Trump. I didn’t vote for Donald Trump. I think most of what he has done since becoming President has been wrong. I guess I follow Donald Trump on Twitter to see all the stupid and unnecessary things he … Continue reading “Tweet at Donald Trump and your account may be flagged as ‘potentially abusive’”

House Republicans censor art displayed in Capitol building

There’s an area in the U.S. Capitol building, the Cannon tunnel,  where members of the House can display artwork created by their constituents. Democratic Representative William Lacy Clay displayed a painting by high school student David Pulphus. The painting depicts the civil unrest experienced in Furgason, Missouri after a white police officer shot and killed a black … Continue reading “House Republicans censor art displayed in Capitol building”

The self-appointed art censors have struck again

Lionhead Studios, the studio responsible for the popular Fable game series, came under fire for an image they posted to Twitter. It’s art taken from the Fable video game franchise and shows an ample-breasted woman holding a tray of what looks to be mugs of oatmeal. The words “The Foaming Jugs” appear at the top … Continue reading “The self-appointed art censors have struck again”

DC Comics caves, will not publish 'Batgirl' #41 variant cover

A variant cover for Batgirl #41 has some Twitter-people up in arms over the depiction of the Joker with Batgirl. The Joker has his arm around her with a rather large gun in his hand and he’s painting a joker smile on her face. Barbara Gordon, the woman behind the Batgirl mask, looks understandably scared. … Continue reading “DC Comics caves, will not publish 'Batgirl' #41 variant cover”

Trying to get a comic book writer fired is one of the worst kinds of censorship

Evidently there has been a quasi-organized campaign to get Marvel Comics to fire writer Rick Remender. There’s even a special Twitter hashtag connected with the crusade, #FireRickRemender. The reason some folks want him fired is because they don’t like some of the things he’s written in the current monthly Captain America comic. @Marvel #firerickremender — jackie (@jackieeee) … Continue reading “Trying to get a comic book writer fired is one of the worst kinds of censorship”

Brian Bolland and his Chicago real estate lawyer

This morning I found yet another email from comic book artist Brian Bolland concerning the whole issue surrounding my blog post over two months ago about a sketch he did at the 2007 New York City Comic Con. The email basically contradicts everything he has said about this matter up until now. He is now … Continue reading “Brian Bolland and his Chicago real estate lawyer”