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March 29, 2014

CR Week In Review

imageThe top comics-related news stories from March 22 to March 28, 2014:

1. A number of comics makers round in on healthcare coverage for the first time in forever or secure discounts; not everyone's happy.

2. The cartoon version of The 99 is banned by a Saudi Arabian policy-making body.

3. Cartoonists join in the protest of the twitter ban in Turkey, cartoonists being a longtime target for censorship and control in that country.

Winner Of The Week
Take your pick.

Losers Of The Week
It's only tangentially related to comics, but the routine use of censorship as a political tool in Turkey is extremely troubling, so anyone responsible for that.

Quote Of The Week
"I am humbled and grateful to have such love and friendship in my time of need. Words can't express how I feel. Thank you." -- Joe Phillips


today's cover is from Marvel Comics during the year 1964

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