As various factions fight for the future of Iran in the aftermath of the hotly contested 2009 elections, two activists are leveraging the power of pop culture and the internet to speak truth to power. Their weapon of choice? Comics.
- Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has told supposedly-defeated candidate Mir Hussein Moussavi to pursue his complaints about election irregularities "calmly," while Iranians continued to march in the streets, more leaders declared the elections invalid and forces continued arresting people. [NY Times]