Tag Archive: Apple

Nov 06 2013

Digital gatekeepers: Matt Fraction’s ‘Sex Criminals’ ban on iOS continues trend

Writer Matt Fraction has reported on Twitter that his comic Sex Criminals #2, released through Image Comics, has been officially blocked by Apple from being sold through iOS apps. Quoting a message he received from the company, the issue was blocked as it “contains content that many audiences would find objectionable which is not in compliance with …

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Apr 10 2013

Digital gatekeepers: What the ban of Saga #12 means for comics

UPDATE: It has since been announced that it was not Apple that banned the issue, but rather Comixology strictly interpreting that policy. In a statement, David Steinberger, CEO of Comixology said: “We did not interpret the content in question as involving any particular sexual orientation, and frankly that would have been a completely irrelevant consideration …

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