Posters and graphics for the Occupy movement draw their inspiration from vintage socialist art and present-day comic books.
This article titled “The art of anger: how underground comics are inspiring the Occupy movement” was written by Jonathan Jones, for The Guardian on Sunday 20th November 2011 20.30 UTC
The Occupy movement that started in New York and spread rapidly around the world has already succeeded. It doesn’t matter if it goes on to become a long-term political force or disappears in a few weeks; it has put the old socialist issues of inequality, economic injustice and the deficiencies of capitalism back at the heart of public debate. This is a stunning achievement, when socialism was thought to be dead and buried, and the Occupy posters reproduced here typify a confidence and clarity that has changed the language of politics.