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Stuart Elden on V For Vendetta and Guy Fawkes Masks

It is a curious combination of images, histories, politics and symbols—a Catholic revolutionary, executed for treason, a peculiar heritage in British popular commemoration, a right-wing blog site, a graphic novel, a Hollywood film disowned by the graphic novel’s writer, a … Continue reading

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On Alan Moore and the Mask

We all know the mask, the Guy Fawkes mask that shows up in photos of kids getting pepper sprayed by cops. If you don’t know, the use of the mask as a symbol of protest has its contemporary roots in … Continue reading

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