September 22, 2007
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from September 15 to September 21, 2007:
1. Bounty placed
on the head of artist Lars Vilks and the editor of the newspaper Nerikes Allehanda
for the publication of a drawing depicting Muhammed's head on the body of a dog. Vilks is now in hiding
, although keeping some of his public schedule.
2. Authorities in Bangladesh jail
a 20-year-old cartoonist for making a cartoon that uses wordplay on the name Muhammed as part of its joke.
3. Protests erupt
at Central Connecticut State University about a cartoon mining humor from the idea of a young Hispanic girl locked in a closet forced to drink urine.
Winner Of The Week
Loser Of The Week
Quote Of The Week
"Listen: all I want out of life is for my bank account to have 58,008 dollars in it, so that when I read my statement upside down, it says 'BOOBS'." -- T. Rex of Dinosaur Comics
this week's imagery comes from pioneering comic book house Centaur Publications
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