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December 26, 2015

CR Week In Review

imageThe top comics-related news stories from December 19 to December 25, 2015:

1. Washington Post pulls Ann Telnaes cartoon critical of presidential candidate Ted Cruz's use of his children in campaign material.

2. Leila Abdelrazaq reveals poor treatment at the US/Mexico border and in right-wing media.

3. Direct Market Unrest: DC may ship two issues of the same title in the same month to alleviate some problems; pundits declare things are going to get worse in the short term.

Winner Of The Week
Cliff Meth

Losers Of The Week
Those that inflated and changed the story of fellow American citizen Leila Abdelrazaq for facile political purpose.

Quote Of The Week
"He has become, perhaps, what he desired all along: an audience of one, laboring over artwork that will never be corrupted or compromised because it will never be consumed. He has, finally, complete control over the pristine worlds he creates." -- Luke Epplin on Bill Watterson, post-Calvin and Hobbes.


the comic image is I believe by Don Perlin

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