AOC as 'Supergirl': comic parody hits back at DC complaint

After cease and desist letter issued for portraying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez like DC’s Wonder Woman, indie Devil’s Due pastiches another characterAfter getting into hot water with DC Comics for an issue in which congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looked a little too much like DC’s Wonder Woman, independent publisher Devil’s Due has hit back with a replacement cover – in which “AOC” looks remarkably like Supergirl.Devil’s Due said that it had been issued with a cease and desist letter from DC in May after it published a limited edition of its comic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force, showing her in an outfit like Wonder Woman’s, holding the American flag. According to Devil’s Due, DC said the cover “violates their Wonder Woman copyright”. Comics news site Bleeding Cool reported that the letter requested the edition, which only ran to 250 copies, should “not be distributed, but recalled and returned or destroyed”. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-06 13:44:12 UTC ]
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