Occupy Hope

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.

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