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March 9, 2007

CR Week In Review


The top comics-related news stories from March 3 to March 9, 2007:

1. Abdul Muhid found guilty on two counts of inciting murder for actions during his participation in a 2006 London protest about publication of caricatures of Muhammed in a Denmark newspaper.

2. Alt-Comix masterplan set in motion during long brunch at Hattie's Hat in June 1993 comes to fruition as Lowlife's Ed Brubaker, after eight years of deep undercover as a mainstream comics writer, murders Captain America.

3. FOL Empowerment Fund saga ends with a whimper. Well, actually a press release.

Winner Of The Week
Mike Thompson

Loser Of The Week

Quote Of The Week
"Comics, even in these pseudo-sophisticated days, are as trashy as ever. I can't decide if I cynically like that or detest it." -- Dan Nadel

this week's imagery comes from pioneering comic book house Centaur Publications
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