The #MoveTheNeedle Twitter comics campaign

There’s a positive Twitter campaign going on involving #ComicsGate. The way it works is this: whenever you buy comics based on the recommendations of people associated with #ComicsGate, Diversity & Comics, Capn Cummings, Yellow Flash, Douglas Ernst, etc., you take a photo of the comics you bought and post it on Twitter along with the hashtag #MoveTheNeedle. It hopefully …

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The real reason comic book shops are in trouble

There’s been a lot of chatter online as of late about the poor state of the comic book retail industry. A lot of comic book shops have been going out of business. The host of the YouTube channel Diversity & Comics claimed in a recent video that fifty comic book shops went out of business last year. …

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Father forgive Robert Liefeld for he knows not what he does

Comic book artist Robert Liefeld offered his support on Twitter for Ethan Van Sciver harasser Darryl Ayo. Darryl, I have read about your situation. I’m sorry you have been harassed in any way. You have my support. — robertliefeld (@robertliefeld) February 3, 2018 Darryl Ayo falsely claimed he was minding his own business, but Ethan …

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Rich Johnston publishes hit piece on Ethan Van Sciver

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool Rich Johnston published a poorly researched negative article on master comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver entitled The Return of Ethan Van Sciver’s Mean Streak. The article relies heavily on the unchallenged and unsubstantiated words of Darryl Ayo, a New York City-based cartoonist, and comic book shop employee. Darryl Ayo has …

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Ethan Van Sciver is taking a break from Twitter and that’s okay

Master comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver has decided to take a break from Twitter. He’s removed his account from the popular social networking site and will no longer be engaging with his fans and detractors on Twitter. Instead, he’ll be concentrating on YouTube. Good for him. Ethan Van Sciver doesn’t need Twitter. Although there …

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The mysterious case of Melissa Morgue

Once upon a time, there was a journalist/film student from Berkley named Melissa Morgue. She was reportedly creating a documentary on #ComicsGate. What is #ComicsGate? I think it depends on who you ask. Morgue wrote about #ComicsGate on the website CapelessCrusader.org, so that might be a good place to go to get her perspective. There’s a feeling shared by …

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