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March 13, 2010

CR Week In Review


The top comics-related news stories from March 6 to March 12, 2010:

1. As someone put it (can't find it!) the Danish Cartoons Controversy becomes a Coen Brothers film: among those conspiring to assassinate the artists Lars Wilks for his 2007 drawing of Muhammad's head on a dog's body? Forty-six-year-old Colleen LaRose of Pennsylvania.

2. Turkish courts convict British artist and give him jail sentence, immediately commuted.

3. The Eknaligoda Family points the finger at the Sri Lanka government for the kidnapping of family head Prageeth, a kidnapped cartoonist/journalist missing now for six weeks.

Winner Of The Week
Your 2010 Doug Wright Award nominees

Loser Of The Week
Any comics fans rolling in the aisles and foaming at the mouth at not getting some comics priced really low because of a computer glitch.

Quote Of The Week
"You just spend your entire life in [a] low-level money panic." -- Kieron Gillen


today's cover is from the 1940s-1950s mainstream comics publisher Avon

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