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May 2, 2006

Tracking the Mid-Ohio Incident Story

imageThe Comics Journal reported yesterday that Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Executive Director Charles Brownstein was the previously unnamed instigator in a late 2005 after-hours convention incident involving cartoonist Taki Soma that became an Internet rhetoric-producing coal furnace for months afterward, eventually leading to the creation of an empowerment fund by the Friends of Lulu organization. With the story out in the open after both the Empowerment Fund was created and the CBLDF concluded its own investigation into the matter, the news today falls squarely on public reaction to the reveal. To that end:

The Comics Journal's News Story (05-01)
Newsarama News Story (05-02)
Newsarama Analysis Story (05-02)
Lying In The Gutters' Most Recent Report
Summary at The Great Curve
Buzzscope Forum Thread
TCJ Messageboard Thread
Lying In The Gutters Forum Thread
Comicon.Com Panels
You'll All Be Sorry Forum Thread
Colleen Doran
Angry Zen Master (Blogger)
Elayne Riggs (Blogger)
Eric M (Blogger)
Glacierdust (Blogger)
Johanna Draper Carlson (Blogger) on TCJ's Article
Johanna Draper Carlson (Blogger) on Links and History
Johanna Draper Carlson (Blogger) on Charles Brownstein's Response
Kadymae (Blogger)
Lee "Budgie" Barnett (Blogger)
Tales to Mildly Astonish (Blogger)
Tegan (Blogger)
Teh_no (Blogger)
The Feminine Mistake (Blogger)
Tom Brazelton

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