Brian K. Vaughan apologizes for saying Apple banned 'Saga' after Comixology confusion

Apple is known for their tight controls when it comes to the kind of material and apps that are sold over their official channels, and the latest item to fall under Apple's famous axe would be the most recent issue of Brian K. Vaughan's (and Fiona Staples') SAGA. The SAGA comic has been barred from sale in 'any iOS apps', according to Vaughan, because the 12th issue this week featured a couple of panels that depict small images of gay sex. Vaughan's credentials include being the writer of the extremely popular Y: The Last Man and Ex Machina series', and has also picked up the Eisner Award gong for four times already, so it goes without saying that he has the experience and clout to share what he thinks. Vaughan believes that the banhammer dropped because of "two postage stamp-sized images of gay sex". It remains to be seen whether the ban was because of the degree of explicitness instead of the question of sexual orientation, but you can be sure that this is an issue that is extremely divisive and will split

Brian K. Vaughan apologizes for saying Apple banned 'Saga' after Comixology confusion

A day after Image Comics announced that Brian K. Vaughan's comic Saga #12 would not be available for purchase in iOS apps, the comic will be coming back to the store — ...

Wed 10 Apr 13 from The Verge

Apple not blocking comics with gay sex from the App Store after all

ComiXology says it was the one who decided not to publish the Saga comic.

Wed 10 Apr 13 from Arstechnica

Digital comic not banned over gay sex images, says iOS app publisher

The latest issue of Brian K. Vaughan's "Saga" was temporarily removed from Comixology's iOS app due to a misunderstanding over Apple's guidelines, according to Comixology's CEO. [Read more]    

Wed 10 Apr 13 from CNET

ComiXology Reverses Ban On The Latest Issue Of Saga, Says Apple Isn't To Blame

ComiXology just published a blog post discussing (and ultimately backing down from) a recent decision to ban the latest issue of the Saga its online comics store. At the time, Saga writer Brian ...

Wed 10 Apr 13 from TechCrunch

Apple bans digital comic over gay sex images, its creators say

Writer Brian K. Vaughan claims that issue 12 of his Saga comic has been removed from all iOS apps "because of two postage stamp-sized images of gay sex." [Read more]    

Wed 10 Apr 13 from CNET

Apple bans digital comic over gay sex images, say its creators, Wed 10 Apr 13 from CNET

Apple Banned SAGA Comic Because Of Gay Sex

Apple is known for their tight controls when it comes to the kind of material and apps that are sold over their official channels, and the latest item to fall under Apple's famous axe would ...

Wed 10 Apr 13 from Ubergizmo

Apple bans 'Y: The Last Man' creator's new comic from Comixology over sexual content

It's no secret that Apple curates its App Store. Apps occupy a strange space between tools and art, and it's one that Apple has repeatedly shown itself to be uncomfortable ...

Tue 9 Apr 13 from The Verge

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