Shepard Fairey, the artist behind the iconic Barack Obama “Hope” art has decided to modify it a bit to show his support for the 99%. But, the comic connection is interesting. As you can see below, a person wearing a Guy Fawkes mask now stands in for the President. The mask began to hit pop culture awareness with it’s use in Alan Moore and David Lloyd‘s graphic novel V for Vendetta and has since been adopted by the disruption movement Anonymous.
You can read Fairey’s statement here.