August 17, 2013
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from August 10 to August 16, 2013:
1. Ahmad Akkari says
had a right to publish the Muhammed cartoons he and several other imams toured several countries to decry; he's said this before, but this time it got some traction.
2. The family of the late songwriter Georg Kreisler criticizes
a German newspaper for running a cartoon that used imagery with which Kreisler is credited to criticize Israel.
3. Word slips out that Brian Hibbs let lapse
his membership to the retailing and advocacy ComicsPro a while back, in protest to the direction of that organization.
Winner Of The Week
Kurt Westergaard, who met with Ahmad Akkari and afterwards spoke of the conviction he felt the young teacher had on the subject matter discussed.
Loser Of The Week
; they're still getting smacked around by retailers a bit
Quote Of The Week
"Right now there is an international wave of moral panic that is attempting to falsely equate sexually explicit art, including manga and anime, with the sexual exploitation and abuse of real children." -- Charles Brownstein
today's cover is from the all-time series
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