Of all the movies that you would expect to be screened by China Central Television, the state-run broadcaster known for government censorship and propaganda, one that announces that "people should not be afraid of their governments; governments should be afraid of their people" wouldn't necessarily be high on anyone's list. And yet, last week, V For Vendetta was
Alan Moore has lost a few friends, and fans, in recent years. The legendary writer has spent quite some time voicing his vehement opposition to the practices of DC, Marvel, and mainstream comics publishing in general, but what has bothered many is Moore's dismissive tone toward current creators, as he often illustrates that he has little to no regard for the work of any writers who have come up in recent years
Below you will find a live stream of Operation Vendetta, a demonstration whereby a reported 2,000 or so people gathered in London's Trafalgar Square this evening and proceeded to march on the Houses of Parliament. The event is an observance of the fifth of November, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, when the Britis
It's difficult to imagine a more validating image for members of the Occupy Wall Street movement than this piece by V For Vendetta co-creator David Lloyd, who's drawn his and Alan Moore's anarchist antihero -- whose rebellious visage has been adopted by the protesters -- squaring off against the mascot of economic aggressiveness, the "Charging Bull" statue by Arturo Di Modica that resides in Bowling Green Park in New York City. Fittingly, the illustration is the cover for issue #2 of the Occupy Comics
Continuing an annual tradition, Top Shelf is set to announce its fall sale of select merchandise through its website. From now until Friday, September 28, the popular indie comics publisher is offering deep discounts on several of its titles, with over 100 titles going for three dollars or less, including collections of work from creators like Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, James Kochalka and others.
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I have a minor conceptual obsession with the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Specifically, I like imagining how it could be applied to modern copyright-protected culture, especially TV and movies. It's a nerdy pa
How does Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons really feel about DC's Before Watchmen franchise? A newly-released interview with the creator doesn't quite answer the question directly, but gives a fairly strong hint as to where his true feelings may lie.During a conversation with Jonatha