Leaving Prism Comics

So this past week some drama went down with Prism Comics and as a result, a few of the editors and I have decided to cut our ties and part ways.

Last week a review of Class Comics’ gay erotic comic The Initiation #2 went live on Prism Comics. And for his efforts, reviewer Adam Hoak was on the receiving end of some vicious and personal attacks by the creator Robert Fraser and his fans. In addition, the Powers-That-Be at Prism threw Hoak under the bus. Not only didn’t they back Hoak but they’ve decided to change their review policies not to allow for any honest reviews that may be deemed negative.

Normally I wouldn’t bother speaking out on this publicly but  I cannot in good conscience be silent on this because if this happened to Hoak, this could’ve happened to myself or any other reviewer.

In an open letter Scott McGrath eloquently explains why Fraser’s bullying and Prism’s policy changes were inappropriate, to put it mildly. And I couldn’t agree more.

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Kevin Keller #3-4

My review of issues #3 & #4 of the Kevin Keller miniseries is live over on Prism Comics:

 

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

– Martin Luther King Jr

I didn’t think it was possible for the storytellers behind the Kevin Keller miniseries to top the first two issues of the four part miniseries (namely issue #2), and yet, somehow, they did so with the power and fury of a 1000 suns. This is definitely one of those times where I don’t mind standing corrected.

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