Comic News Roundup 12/26/16

Comic News Roundup 12/26/16

TOP STORIES FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016 Details Emerge About Snyder and Capullo’s Batman Reunion Comic Con Coming to Saudi Arabia Rogue One Box Office Update CBLDF Joins Fight Against Censorship in Virginia   Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer, and resident of a real-world Smallville.More Posts Follow Me:

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Comic News Roundup 12/21/16

Comic News Roundup 12/21/16

Valiant Leads Week’s Early Reviews Marvel Hacked Overwatch Comic Banned in Russia Larson to Appear in Infinity War CBLDF Announced FCBD Title Comic News Roundup is a curated selection of news stories related to comic books, comic book films, and other associated media. Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer,…

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Overwatch Digital Comic Banned in Russia

Overwatch Digital Comic Banned in Russia

The new issue of Blizzard’s Overwatch digital comic, which features the surprising revelation that the character Tracer is gay, has been banned in the Russian federation. Kotaku reported today that Russian federation fans can see the cover, but cannot click through. They are instead redirected to a warning which states that the comic isn’t available “in accordance with Russian law.” Blizzard has not responded to any requests for comment at this time. Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein…

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Russian Bookstores Pull MAUS From Shelves Over Swastika

Russian Bookstores Pull MAUS From Shelves Over Swastika

What makes a piece of art offensive differs from place to place and person to person. In some countries around the world, governments define what is considered offensive and forbid it from having a place in the market. Rarely does that label extend to Pulitzer-Prize-winning works such as Art Spiegelman’s MAUS, but the Russian Federation appears to have a different opinion. Israeli news outlet Haaretz reported today that major bookstore chains have pulled the book,…

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