April 21, 2012
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from April 14 to April 20, 2012:
1. Matt Wuerker wins this year's Pulitzer Prize
for editorial cartooning.
2. WB/DC wins key legal victory
against Siegel Family attorney Marc Toberoff, creating a potential way that the decision in which Toberoff played a part that returned Superman rights to the Siegels can now be re-examined and even reversed.
3. Time names Ali Ferzat to its list of 100 most influential people
. Even the general goofiness of the list entire fails to detract from the way Ferzat's inclusion places a spotlight on his extraordinary story from 2011, where the Syrian cartoonist had his hands assaulted by pro-government thugs and became a worldwide symbol for the unfair treatment of people in his country.
Winner Of The Week
I'd love to say Chris Roberson
, because what he did was a complete surprise, but it's got to be Wuerker and his career-defining Pulitzer win.
Losers Of The Week
Anyone in India that contributed to this series of absurdities
Quote Of The Week
"Aside from the Fairest arc I already committed to doing, iZombie will be the last time I'll ever write for DC." -- Chris Roberson
. (DC almost immediately decided it didn't want the Fairest
today's cover is from the small-press and independent comics scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s
posted 10:00 am PST
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