The BuzzFeed News article about #Comicsgate

BuzzFeed News published an article about Comicsgate, something they identified as an online harassment campaign and culture war against people pushing to diversify the comic book industry, whatever that means. According to BuzzFeed News, Comicsgate “trolls” target those calling for increased representation for women, different races, and the LGBT community in comics. If you decide to read … Continue Reading “The BuzzFeed News article about #Comicsgate”

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 … Continue Reading “Rich Johnston publishes hit piece on Ethan Van Sciver”

Alfred “Alfie” Norris is the reason Walmart sells pepper spray

The Social Justice Warriors came out this past weekend with the proverbial knifes out for comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver, claiming that he was, wait for it, a Nazi who was harassing amateur cartoonist and professional Twitter provocateur Darryl Ayo. Darryl Ayo has repeatedly libeled Ethan Van Sciver as a Nazi and a Nazi sympathizer. Yes, I … Continue Reading “Alfred “Alfie” Norris is the reason Walmart sells pepper spray”

Gail Simone has a ton of admiration for Darryl Ayo

According to comic book writer Gail Simone, Darryl Ayo’s always intelligent, straightforward, and honest. Who’s Darryl Ayo? He’s a cartoonist who on Twitter falsely identified comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver as a Nazi sympathizer and a Nazi. First, here’s what Gail wrote on Twitter: Got a ton of admiration for @darrylayo. Always intelligent, always straightforward … Continue Reading “Gail Simone has a ton of admiration for Darryl Ayo”

Show veterans respect by not calling everyone a Nazi

If it were up to the Wil Wheatons of the world to defeat Nazi Germany during World War Two, the entire world would be speaking German right now.

If it were up to the Wil Wheatons of the world to defeat Nazi Germany during World War Two, the entire world would be speaking German right now.

Ethan Van Sciver, Twitter threats, and social justice warriors

Before comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver traveled down to Florida and appeared at an event hosted by Gotham City Pizza, he was sent a threat on Twitter: Ethan Van Sciver rightfully took the above private message as a threat. The account in which the threat originated from no longer exists. I don’t know if it … Continue Reading “Ethan Van Sciver, Twitter threats, and social justice warriors”