Numerous Comic Professionals Support Artist Jamal Igle Ending His Personal And Business Relationships With Former DC Publisher Dan DiDio For Doing Interview With Jon Del Arroz
Artist Jamal Igle, who worked on a number of DC titles such as Supergirl, The Ray, Firestorm, and others, recently announced he’s ended his relationship with former DC Publisher Dan DiDio after he did an interview with Jon Del Arroz. And he’s receiving praise and support from a number of comic book professionals.
DiDio did an interview with Jon Del Arroz earlier this week to promote his Ancient Enemies comic book series. He also discussed his current gripes with the comic book industry as well as explaining why woke ideology is rampant in comics.
Igle reacted to DiDio doing the interview with Del Arroz on his Facebook account where he posted, “I just unfriended an ex employer for crossing a line they can never comeback from. Once you cross that comicsgate line, we’re done. Professionally and personally.”
In the comments of the post, Igle made it clear it had to do with DiDio’s appearance on Del Arroz’s YouTube channel.
Aristides Iliopoulos commented, “I have no idea who JDA is. CG? Are those losers still around?”
Igle responded, “Aristides Iliopoulos yeah, shit tends to cling to the toilet rim.”
IDW Publishing Group Editor Heather Antos reacted to Igle’s declaration approving of it.
Other comic book professionals approved of Igle’s announcement. Writer Mark Russell who worked on The Flintstones, Wonder Twins, and Batman: Urban Legends reacted writing, “Completely understandable.”
Mahmud Asrar shared a number of emojis clearly approving of the announcement.
Graphic Policy founder Brett Schenker responded asking, “Who should I not cover/support now?”
Mark Shainblum, the creator of Northguard and Angloman wrote, “Good for you. It’s tough to lose a business relationship, but it’s worse to lose your self-respect. And I don’t understand what these guys think is going to happen to their creative relationships when they get on the intolerance train.”
Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering artist Steve Ellis questioned, “Can you dm me so I don’t work for them?”
What do you make of Igle’s announcement and these numerous comic book professionals supporting him?