domestic violence

'Rat Queens' Artist Arrested For Domestic Violence, Replaced
Earlier this week Bleeding Cool reported that Rat Queens artist John Upchurch, who draws under the pen name Roc Upchurch, was arrested in Georgia last month on charges of "Battery - Family Violence." The report sourced a blog post by Upchurch's wife describing the events, one which she later deleted but that is still available in the form of Web cache. Roc Upchurch confirmed the arrest in a statement to Bleeding Cool. Following questions of what would become of the series, Rat Queens writer and co-creator Kurtis Wiebe announced on his website that in light of the nature of the charges, Upchurch will no longer be drawing the comic, and that Rat Queens will continue with a new artist.
October 30 is Women of Wonder Day, Benefiting Victims of Domestic Violence
Inspired by DC Comics' legendary superheroine, Women of Wonder (formerly known as Wonder Woman Day) is an annual series of fundraising events designed to support charities and local organizations that benefit victims of domestic abuse. Women of Wonder was founded in 2006 by author Andy Mangels, a longtime fan with one of the largest collections of Wonder Woman memorabilia in the country, and has r
Wonder Woman Day IV Goes Official
Portland, Ore. celebrated its 4th annual Wonder Woman Day at Excalibur Comics over the weekend, with more than 400 people showing up to honor the famous DC Comics superheroine -- and support local organizations that deal with domestic violence...