The Boston Herald Ran This Political Cartoon With... Slightly Troubling Undertones

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The Boston Herald Ran This Political Cartoon With... Slightly Troubling Undertones
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According to reports, cartoonist Jerry Holbert was asked to change the punchline of the joke from "Watermelon" to "raspberry," which he did, but not before it was sent to the press. He has since issued an apology for what some see as a racially-charged joke.

Badass Dad of the Day

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Badass Dad of the Day
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Karl Kesel, a writer and inker for DC Comics, is selling a trove of old comics that he's been collecting and preserving since childhood.

What for? The Kesels recently adopted a baby with heroin-addicted birth parents, and need money to pay for the child's rehabilitation costs.

Kesel has found some solace in the sale:

I don't necessarily feel like I'm putting away childish things. I may be putting away my childish things. But I'm embracing Isaac's.
I think I'm getting another childhood here.

[oregonian]

Freddie Mercury Tribute of the Day

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Artist Pablo Stanley's comic "Mr. Fahrenheit," starring legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, gets soundtracked by the song that inspired it: "Don't Stop Me Now."

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Fictional Family Tree of the Day

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Fictional Family Tree of the Day
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Fictional Family Tree of the Day: Joe Stone wraps up his trilogy of comic book family trees with a confusing look at the ties that bind the Avengers.

Stone says:

I tried to squeeze as many of the Avengers characters on there as I could, but basically just ran out of room towards the end. Hope you like it!

For a super hi-res version