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    **** yeah. Lapham is a favorite. Have you read any of his Deapool Max book with Kyle Baker? It's so weird, wrong and funny, I can't believe Marvel is publishing it.

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    Well I have to now.

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    Coming up on the outside in this years ALAN MOORE Crankiest Man award contest...

    Frank Miller Rages Against The Occupy Wall Street Movement | Geeks of Doom

    Last week comic book writer-artist Frank Miller decided to share his opinions on the steadily-growing Occupy Wall Street movement that has spread to many major cities around the world. Miller, who’s best known for his acclaimed run on Marvel’s Daredevil — which gave the series its largest readership since its debut — as well as the classic and influential Batman miniseries The Dark Knight Returns and his own creations Sin City and Hard-Boiled, posted his thoughts at his blog. You can read the posting entitled “Anarchy” in full here below.




    “Everybody’s been too damn polite about this nonsense:

    The “Occupy” movement, whether displaying itself on Wall Street or in the streets of Oakland (which has, with unspeakable cowardice, embraced it) is anything but an exercise of our blessed First Amendment. “Occupy” is nothing but a pack of louts, thieves, and rapists, an unruly mob, fed by Woodstock-era nostalgia and putrid false righteousness. These clowns can do nothing but harm America.

    “Occupy” is nothing short of a clumsy, poorly-expressed attempt at anarchy, to the extent that the “movement” – HAH! Some “movement”, except if the word “bowel” is attached – is anything more than an ugly fashion statement by a bunch of iPhone, iPad wielding spoiled brats who should stop getting in the way of working people and find jobs for themselves.

    This is no popular uprising. This is garbage. And goodness knows they’re spewing their garbage – both politically and physically – every which way they can find.

    Wake up, pond scum. America is at war against a ruthless enemy.

    Maybe, between bouts of self-pity and all the other tasty tidbits of narcissism you’ve been served up in your sheltered, comfy little worlds, you’ve heard terms like al-Qaeda and Islamicism.

    And this enemy of mine — not of yours, apparently – must be getting a dark chuckle, if not an outright horselaugh – out of your vain, childish, self-destructive spectacle.

    In the name of decency, go home to your parents, you losers. Go back to your mommas’ basements and play with your Lords Of Warcraft.

    Or better yet, enlist for the real thing. Maybe our military could whip some of you into shape.

    They might not let you babies keep your iPhones, though. Try to soldier on.

    Schmucks.

    FM”

    [Source: Frank Miller]

    And then Frank went outside and yelled at a cloud. Wait, that was Grandpa Simpson.

    Miller is certainly entitled to his point of view and it’s well-known that about a decade ago his politics took a sharp turn to the right. But you would think a vaunted man of letters such as he would find a better way to phrase his grievances toward Occupy Wall Street other than through the language of a playground bully. Plus, as a supporter of the movement, it disappoints me to see Miller spew so much childish vitriol at something he clearly doesn’t understand. He paints the Occupy movement as a mass gathering of spoiled punks and pathetic losers and not an organic uprising against a corrupted political and financial structure that believes it has the right to act against the American people with impunity.

    I always separate the artist from the art; if I distanced myself from one of my heroes just because they said something I don’t agree with, I would barely have any heroes at all. It just bothers me to see Miller thumbing his nose rather abrasively at the Occupy Wall Street protesters instead of offering up any constructive criticism or intelligent insights. But I’d be a fool to expect such things from the writer-director of The Spirit.

    Now let’s see how many of those “iPhone, iPad wielding spoiled brats who should stop getting in the way of working people and find jobs for themselves” show up to lionize Miller and his next comic creation (which will likely feature extreme gore, xenophobia, and have every female character be a leather-bound hooker) during his next convention appearance or book signing. Congratulations Frank; you just alienated a huge chunk of your fan base. Schmuck.

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    It is HIGHLY recommended. Bizarre as ****!

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    PunisherMAX R.I.P - Broken Frontier - Comic Book and Graphic Novel News & Community | News

    “The day has come. You always knew the Punisher’s one-man war against organized crime would end bad, but you never knew how bad,” added Marvel Editor In Chief, Axel Alonso. “With PunisherMAX #22 Jason Aaron and Steve Dillon bring the tragedy of Frank Castle’s life to a boil and their epic run to a bloody climax that will haunt readers for years to come.”


    I really hope they're not ending the series. This is such a great book...

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    Quote Originally Posted by adgy-san View Post
    PunisherMAX R.I.P - Broken Frontier - Comic Book and Graphic Novel News & Community | News





    I really hope they're not ending the series. This is such a great book...
    Pretty sure they announced last week that it was ENDING, not getting cancelled.


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