Deep down inside, I know that I disagree with a library’s decision to yank Neonomicon from the shelves. I do. I appreciate the need to combat censorship, that sort of thing. On a more visceral level however, I can’t be too offended. While a bit heady in places, Moore’s entire series is slathering in the jizz of mythical monster orgies and ultra violence. Like, seriously.
Neil Gaiman is stepping up into the fray. The good sir has donated a lovely amount of funds through his foundation to Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Last year, news came that Ryan Matheson was facing criminal charges in Canada for manga that had been found on his laptop. It has now been announced that the charges against Matheson have been dropped, but not without a concession on his part.