For those who don't know him?
Richard C. Meyer is a longtime comic book fan, and more recently a critic of the far leftist influence in these stories. He became a YouTube critic of comic books when he noticed a clear pattern of political hectoring within these superhero stories, but far worse, a diseased practice of political harassment by comic book professionals towards their customers online.
He stood up and articulated the feelings of frustration that thousand and thousands of comic book fans felt as they watched their hobby twisted into a megaphone for extremists. And he gained a large following for it.
This came with consequences. Those he criticized formed a targeted harassment campaign against him, smearing his good name and attempting to ruin his life. He countered this with creativity.
When he crowdfunded his own comic book, it raised an unbelievable sum of $400,000.
Mark Waid, a bully with a history of harassing those who disagree with him, took it upon himself to call Zack's publisher and interfere with the contract they had between them. He bragged about it, before and after doing it. He scared this publisher.
And Richard lost his publishing deal.
This was a foul misdeed, and needed to be answered. Richard sunk the profits from his comic book into a lawsuit against Waid. And Waid is now crowdfunding his own defense to protect his ability to threaten comic publishers who wish to publish moderate or right leaning comics.
He wishes to enshrine his ability to threaten anyone opposed to him, to ruin lives, reputations, and careers in virtue signaling tantrums. He is at the very heart of the problem in comics, and we must NOT allow Richard limited resources to be a reason why he isn't STOPPED.
Your donations will be used to pay lawyers to make sure this case goes to trial, so that Richard doesn't have to settle the case quietly due to a lack of funds. Your donations could change the comic book industry back into a safe place to do business, and avoid the harassment and threats of political extremists.
Donate now. Donate generously. This man needs to be stopped by legal means, and never permitted to do this to another creative person again. Make your statement here.
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