Tag: Cartoons

DC Comics to Turn Hanna-Barbera’s Snagglepuss into ‘Gay, Southern Gothic Playwright’

DC Comics to Turn Hanna-Barbera’s Snagglepuss into ‘Gay, Southern Gothic Playwright’

Last year, DC Comics began releasing a series of comic books re-imagining several Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters and updating them for the modern era. DC has reimagined such TV cartoons as The Flintstones and Scooby Doo, and now the comic book giant is taking aim at Snagglepuss for a new series that will turn the character into a “gay, southern gothic playwright.”

Reuters

Turkish Cartoonists Sentenced to Prison for Erdogan Gay Joke

The Islamist government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sentenced two cartoonists to 11 months in prison for drawing a magazine cover in which some claim it is implied that Erdogan is homosexual. The cartoon also overtly depicts Erdogan discussing killing journalists.

Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist Drew New Muhammad Cover, Wrote ‘All Is Forgiven,’ Then Cried

Renald Luzier, also known as “Luz,” is the French cartoonist for the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo who escaped dying at the hands of jihadists terrorists by oversleeping the day his magazine’s headquarters office was attacked. As one of the few surviving members of the magazine’s senior leadership, he is responsible for the first Charlie Hebdo cover since the slaughter and explained in a press conference why Muhammad needed to appear on the magazine again.

AFP

‘Allah is the Greatest’: Islamists Celebrated Charlie Hebdo Attack on Social Media

Radical Islamists and supporters of jihad on social media used Twitter to celebrate the three gunmen who killed twelve people and wounded nearly a dozen others at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France. The attack, a retaliation against the magazine for publishing satirical images of the Prophet Muhammad, received support and justification. All of these accounts talk about jihad and the Islamic State regularly, interrupting their ISIS updates to praise the attack.