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The Washinton Post Comic Riffs blog has some coverage of our Occupy comics:

IN THE THICK OF THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT, Matt Bors sees an opening for comics journalists.

“News outlets are beginning to realize that comics journalism is a serious form of reporting,” Bors tells Comic Riffs, “and it’s particularly helpful with a movement like Occupy.”

As a syndicated editorial cartoonist, Bors has been on the scene at Occupy Portland, recording and occasionally tweeting the city’s protest play-by-play. And as the comics journalism editor at the site Cartoon Movement, he has been coordinating the cartoon contributions of such visual journalists as Stephanie McMillan (DC and elsewhere), Shannon Wheeler (New York), Sharon Rozensweig (Chicago) and Susie Cagle (Oakland) — who have drawn from the encampments amid skirmishes and, sometimes, official evictions. [Keep reading]


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