Tag Archive: Censorship

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 15 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 54 – The Death of Captain Marvel

In this issue, Saga is banned and then not again raising the question: are there digital gatekeepers to sex in comics?  Meanwhile Man of Steel opens up the DC Cinematic Universe THEN all the latest headlines. PLUS what we’ve been reading this week, some new music and our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: the classic …

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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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