Fantagraphics, Creator Condemn Use of Pepe the Frog"). In a one-page story in World’s Greatest Cartoonists, Fantagraphics Free Comic Book Day offering, Pepe is shown lying in a coffin, with his friends gathered around.
Pepe originated in Boys Club comics by Furie, collected into a trade paperback released last summer. It was widely used in memes, many of which were initially innocuous. Then the character began showing up in racist messaging and the Anti-Defamation League labeled it as a hate symbol. Fantagraphics Books and Furie condemned its use by racist groups, but now Furie has apparently decided to put the character to rest.
On Free Comic Book Day
Posted by Milton Griepp on May 8, 2017 @ 12:26 am CT
Week of March 20, 2018
March 18, 2018
This week’s home entertainment offerings include the mega-hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and the highly successful Pitch Perfect 3, but the real gems could be Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, the noir-ish eighth season of Archer, and a French biopic about jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.
A New Edition of 'Kill Team,' Plus New 'Underworlds' Warbands, 'Necromunda' Faction, 'Blood Bowl' Team
Games Workshop's GAMA Trade Show Announcements
March 19, 2018
Games Workshop made a number of announcements at its GAMA Trade Show presentation in Reno last week.