Chris Ware does Fortune 500

Published On April 26, 2010 | By Joe Gordon | Comics

I missed seeing this the other week but fortunately Wim spotted it – the great Chris Ware doing a cover for Fortune 500, complete with homes being lost under the waves, a US Treasury sliding off the end of the country as money is plundered from it, a Stocks’n'Bonds Casino and a nice sign welcoming you to Toxic Asset Acres. Brilliant, although the sourpusses at Fortune didn’t appreciate the satire in the imagery (probably because it’s hitting too close to home, as BoingBoing suggests) and they rejected it. Ruining the economy through stupidity and greed is one thing, but now the monied establishment rejects a Chris Ware cover? Now we know they’re mad…

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Joe Gordon
Joe Gordon is ForbiddenPlanet.co.uk's chief blogger, which he set up in 2005. Previously, he was professional bookseller for over 12 years as well as a lifelong reader and reviewer, especially of comics and science fiction works.

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