Tim Doyle, who consistently led a campaign to get Ethan Van Sciver fired from DC Comics, and harassed YouTube critic Diversity & Comics, is now calling for lawsuits against Trump supporters who dare to write and draw superheroes.

And if you do support Trump and want to draw and write superheroes he claims, “Your brain is broken.”

His reasoning for this outlandish claim is that he believes the President of the United States is building concentration camps.

Politifact cites David Patterson, a chair in Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas who says there is absolutely no comparison of the immigration detention centers to Nazi concentration camps. In the most notorious camps he would say, “There were no children, because children were murdered with their mother upon arrival.” He added, “Prisoners were subjected to constant humiliation and dehumanizations, as they were systemically starved to death, worked to death, and beaten to death.”

Doyle also alludes to former Captain America artist, Mitch Breitweiser, in his comments. By advocating for lawsuits based purely on political beliefs, Tim Doyle is effectively advocating for censorship of Mitch Breitweiser.

He explains why he wants to censor Breitweiser and any other Trump supporter who wants to work in the comic book industry.

But Doyle’s attacks weren’t just targeted towards Mitch Breitweiser. He and Dark Horse writer Steve Horton, who wrote Amala’s Blade and and a number of stories in Dark Horse Presents, also alluded to Mitch’s wife and prolific colorist, Elizabeth Breitweiser. Elizabeth Breitweiser had previously wrote a public statement telling Tim Doyle to stop targeting her and her husband.

Doyle and Horton say Elizabeth Breitweiser has “internalized misogyny.” It’s ironic two men are labeling a woman with “internalized misogyny.”

But Doyle and Horton wouldn’t be alone. Newly minted Vertigo Comics scribe Rob Sheridan would join in on the attack referring to people like Mitch and his wife Elizabeth as “psychos.”

What’s really interesting about Sheridan’s comment is he’s trying to rewrite history already. Fortunately, his actions where he calls Trump supporters, his potential customers, people who promote “ethnic cleansing” and “racist psychopaths” is well documented.

And as YouTuber That Umbrella Guy points out, Sheridan appears to be breaking DC Comics’ social media policy. Now, it’s possible DC Comics could have changed their policy since February, but Sheridan is definitely not following what DC sent out to their freelancers.

Do you agree with Tim Doyle that Donald Trump supporters should be censored via lawsuits for writing and drawing superheroes? Or do you think Tim Doyle is attempting to lead a political witch hunt in the comic book industry?

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