As protestors in Oakland, including cartoonist Susie Cagle, recently faced tear gas, bean bag bullets, and arrest for participating in the Occupy movement, Laughing Squid points out bandanas with V for Vendetta/Guy Fawkes designs by Matthew Borgatti that can be worn as a full or half face mask, and are "
V For Vendetta
The Guy Fawkes masks worn by V in Alan Moore and David Lloyd's V for Vendetta have taken on new meaning as symbols of resistance -- and sometimes anarchy -- for hacktivist groups like Anonymous and protest movements around the world, including yesterday's rallies against corruption in Brazil. A
In a New York Times piece published this week, writer Nick Bilton makes the keen observation that the cultural ascension of hacker group Anonymous has been a financial boon for Warner Bros., the media company that owns the Guy Fawkes image that protesters wear as a mask. Based on the character "V" from Alan Moore and David Lloyd's classic graphic no
In this photo by Emily Jackett, a man someone photographs (or videos) a car burning in East End of London during the recent riots while wearing a V for Vendetta mask, which has become a symbol of faceless protest for hacktivist groups like Anonymous. The photo is a reminder of how easily mindless violence and chaos can gr
The often outspoken (when not completely silent) and renowned comics creator Alan Moore has released a statement in support of the alleged Wikileaks whistle-blower PFC Bradley Manning, a U.S. Army intelligence analyst
As a loose collective of so-called "hackers" labeled Anonymous continues to cause mostly harmless chaos around the Internet, a symbol born from Alan Moore and David Lloyd's graphic novel V for Vendetta has become synonymous with the cause of radical transparency online. The Guy Fawkes-style mask worn by the character V was first used by Anonymous as w
Remember last summer, when there was a metric ton of videos floating around mashing up the trailer for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World with pretty much everything? Well, it's happening again, this time with the Internet's favorite show about rainbows and unicorns, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and this week the two finally collided with Spike Pilgrim vs. The World.
As seen on Topless Robot, Spike Pilgrim mashes up the story of Scott Pilgrim's troubles wooing his beloved Ramona Flowers with the unrequited c
As an origami admirer with extremely limited skills (and even more limited patience), I'm always impressed by the artists who pull off works of art from paper. In the case of Brian Chan, however, I'm beyond impressed - I'm absolutely floored