Collection Released this Summer
Posted by Betsy Gomez on October 13, 2016 @ 12:06 pm CT
Pepe the Frog first appeared in Furie’s impish Boy’s Club comics as a laid-back, fun-loving anthropomorphic amphibian whose main interest in life was getting stoned. The comics were collected into a trade paperback released last summer.
Individuals on the Internet repurposed the beloved character in myriad memes, many of which were initially innocuous. In recent months, the character has been incorporated into racist messaging, resulting in the Anti-Defamation League’s labeling the character as a hate symbol.
In their statement, Fantagraphics and Furie reject the association of the character with racism. They are urging fans and others to "block, report, and denounce the illegal uses of the character by individuals and groups pirating him to foment hatred."
Ongoing Monthly Chronicles Strange Events in Michigan Town
June 17, 2019
Dark Horse Comics has announced the next addition to its critically-acclaimed Berger Books imprint, Everything , an ongoing dark fantasy monthly comic written by Christopher Cantwell with art by I.N.J. Culbard.
Annuals for Ghost Spider, Moon Knight, & Wolverine Due in September
June 17, 2019
Marvel has revealed the cover art for the final three Acts of Evil annuals that will be released in September. The Acts of Evil annuals feature Marvel heroes facing off against enemies they have never encountered before.