Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Mr. Big (?) » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:03 pm

Dave Sim has a new comic coming out:

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Epic-Length All-In-One 24-Page Issue! Meet the Infernal Realms’ most inclusive super group! Lesbiana Hombre! Gay Chicano Female trapped inside the White Masculine body she never made! Redwood City! He may look like a tree, but he’s actually a mid-sized metropolitan California tourist destination (and excretes his own pine cones!) Borderline Bobbiey! Amazingly, he changes gender identity every time you refer to her by a different pronoun! Just watch him! You go, girl! Belvedere! Tired of being a stallion centaur Belvedere demands her right to give birth as a broodmare! Watch, as the strangest heroes of all tgo head-to-head with Cerebus!
This is gonna be the worst thing, huh? :-I
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Perrydotto (?) » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:11 am

I liked Sims better when he wasn't making anything anymore and just rambled a lot of bullshit. Now he's going back to making his bullshit into art and yeah, thanks, I hate it!
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Strangething (?) » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:11 am

The sad thing is, someone thinks this is clever.
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Perrydotto (?) » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:07 pm

Strangething wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:11 am
The sad thing is, someone thinks this is clever.
But enough about Dave Sim! :flimflam:
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Octavia (?) » Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:20 pm

How dare they not be tolerant of my homophobia!
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Mr. Big (?) » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:24 pm

That new Dave Sim comic blew up on Twitter. I love that most of the reactions upon seeing his name trending is "Ugh, what did Sim do THIS time?"

Sums it up :-I
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by minty (?) » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:09 pm

If the comic is half as terrible as the cover it will be really terrible.

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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Perpetual Motion (?) » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:24 pm

That has got to be the worst case of side-mouth I've ever seen, and I've seen a lot of Sonic the Hedgehog art.

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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Mr. Big (?) » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:27 am



According to someone who has a copy of the Diamond catalog, the solicitations for Sim's new book literally ran the next page :-/
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Strangething (?) » Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:25 pm

Perpetual Motion wrote:
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That has got to be the worst case of side-mouth I've ever seen, and I've seen a lot of Sonic the Hedgehog art.
Yeah, Cerberus is in danger of biting his own eyeball. :starity:
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Princess Flufflebutt (?) » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:41 am

I found an interesting gallery with a bunch of cartoons from the 80s condemning video games. Pacman seems to be the favourite.
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Mr. Big (?) » Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:01 am

PAC-MAN IS TEARING OUR FAMILY APART :twonk:

I swear, some of those I can imagine as Onion's Kelly cartoons.
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by minty (?) » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:22 pm

I don't know what's better, Pied Piper Pacman or that woman marrying a video game system.

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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:16 pm

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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Mr. Big (?) » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:20 pm

While were on transphobic cartoons...

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Readers were unhappy when this comic strip ran in a New Zealand paper. They have since apologized

Stephanie is a recurring character in the comic, too, reading the article.
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:13 pm

I don't even understand the joke they're trying to make.

Also "a transgender" :roll:
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Davyinatoga (?) » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:39 pm

Holy crap, that Stephanie character appears to be nothing but blatant transphobic propaganda, based on "her" character arc (quotation marks aren't mine btw, the comic is p. aggressive in making the character's transition as unauthentic as possible). How the heck does this trashpile of a comic even run at all????
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:20 pm

Davyinatoga wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:39 pm
How the heck does this trashpile of a comic even run at all????
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The types of people that still have newspaper subscriptions are definitely also the types of people who would vote for Trump.
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by Mr. Big (?) » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:00 pm

There's also a lot of organized transphobia in the UK ("Alex" is a British strip)
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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by minty (?) » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:42 pm

I made the mistake of looking up her character profile, which misgenders her.

And it's so rare to see transgender male characters, so I guess it's only fitting that they made a terrible one.

I'm sure it's possible to make a narcissistic ladder-climber character who happens to be a transgender woman and make her funny, but not at the expense of her gender if that makes sense?

They did drop the strip though. :pinkietoot:

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Re: Political Cartoon Thread - Build the Rall!

Post by kookwowse (?) » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:33 am

minty wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:42 pm
They did drop the strip though. :pinkietoot:
Good.

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