Posts Tagged ‘america’s army’

Dying In The Gutters: America’s Army Comic Book

By Kieron Gillen on June 8th, 2009.

Children's picture narrative

This was announced last week, but when I checked, I couldn’t actually find the comic. Except now I have. Mr Linky, signing up. Anyway, popular army-recruitment device America’s Army is now doing a free comic. Which you can read the first issue online now. Now, I haven’t read it – I don’t really understand comics, so wouldn’t want to offer up an opinion. Besides – if I read it, didn’t like and said something like “America’s Army is useless”, we’ll probably get invaded. But I found this review of the comic by comics-gossip-wunder-waffen Rich Johnson at his new blog Bleeding Cool. Any good, Rich? “Not so much Generation Kill as Generation Kill Me Now” says he. Maybe not then.

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Hell No Way, We Won’t Play!

By John Walker on August 7th, 2008.

Unless you're playing a war game, I guess. Because then it is.

America’s Army has always courted controversy, but protesters in San Francisco yesterday declared that it was in violation of international law. Gathering outside UbiSoft’s SF headquarters, a not really very impressive throng of about twenty turned up to wave banners and sing impromtu protest songs (although none so clever as mine above) against the Teen rating of America’s Army in the US. Game Videos were there, their video of the event below.

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