V For Vendetta Creator Alan Moore Talks About Anonymous and the Guy Fawkes Mask

V for Vendetta, The Guy Fawkes Mask, and Anonymous

Anonymous at Scientology in Los Angeles

Alan Moore, author of the V for Vendetta series, discusses the origins of the iconic Guy Fawkes mask and its role in the Anonymous movement in this BBC opinion piece.

Without wishing to overstate my case, everything in the observable universe definitely has its origins in Northamptonshire, and the adoption of the V for Vendetta mask as a multipurpose icon by the emerging global protest movements is no exception.

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E.D.W. Lynch
E.D.W. Lynch

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