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AARGH! (Artists Against Rampant Government Homophobia)

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AARGH (Artists Against Rampant Government Homophobia) was a one-off comic book anthology published by Mad Love in 1988. The comic was designed to aid the fight against Clause 28, which was a controversial amendment to British local authorities which was designed to outlaw the promotion of homosexuality. To help fight the clause, Moore formed Mad Love, his own publishing co ...more
Paperback, Anthology, 72 pages
Published October 10th 1988 by Mad Love
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Paul
Nov 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
AARGH! (Artists Against Rampant Government Homophobia)
...not that there's anything wrong with that :-)

Some of the most influential graphic novel creators contributed to this.
All are very short stories, some no longer than a single page.
Some of the stories are serious, some are humerous, and some are just, errr, I should I put this delicately... what?... no I don't mean to infer anything by that... heh
As a straight hetero-sexual guy that really likes women and sleeping with women only! (funny tha
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Damian Dimock
Sep 11, 2015 rated it liked it
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The downsides of this book are not the fault of the creators, but rather time and politics.

After hearing about this book on a podcast as a comics anthology put together by Alan Moore that had a pro-equality message back in the 80s I was intrigued enough to buy a used copy off Amazon. While reading the book I got the impression that there was a very time-sensitive agenda: clause 28.

I came to this piece thinking it would be an everlasting expression for equality in comics form, but I found myself
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AARGH (Artists Against Rampant Government Homophobia, Artistas contra la homofobia recalcitrance del Gobierno) fue una antología publicada en 1988 por la editorial Mad Love. El cómic se creó para pelear contra la "cláusula 28", que fue un proyecto de ley del gobierno británico de entonces para prohibir cualquier tipo de apología a la homosexualidad. El libro contó con trabajos de Neil Gaiman, Bryan Talbot, Dave Sim and Dave Gibbons y muchos más. Moore -ideador del proyecto- contribuyó con una hi ...more
Giuseppe
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It's an awesome hymn to true love, and one of those work of art that should become a student book. I have indeed enjoyed the read, there are degrees of styles in every story, but the message is important and still current, although in most of the West countries those discrimination laws for LGBTQ have been set aside, there is still great ignorance. Therefore an anthology as this one should be read and be of inspiration to keep up the guard against new forms of discrimination and new vulnerable g ...more
Feather Mista
Dec 23, 2010 marked it as to-read
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Creo que llevo leído menos de la mitad del libro. Hasta ahora, todas las historias me parecieron de muy buenas para arriba.
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Alan Moore is an English writer most famous for his influential work in comics, including the acclaimed graphic novels Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell. He has also written a novel, Voice of the Fire, and performs "workings" (one-off performance art/spoken word pieces) with The Moon and Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, some of which have been released on CD.

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