SOUTHERN BASTARDS CREATORS RESPOND TO ONLINE HARASSMENT TRENDS
WITH CHARITY VARIANT
In response to the recent trend toward online harassment, Jason Latour and Jason Aaronâ€™s SOUTHERN BASTARDS #16 issue will feature a special variant cover to benefit charity. The proceeds raised by this variant will be split between the SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER and the ACLU.
This special “DON’T BE A BASTARD” charity variant cover by series co-creator Latour is part of the ongoing â€œRoberta Tubbâ€ variant series, showcasing SOUTHERN BASTARDSâ€™ protagonist Roberta Tubb, interpreted by some of comicsâ€™ brightest artistic talents.
This is not the first time Latour and Aaron have announced a variant to benefit charity. The SOUTHERN BASTARDS #10 charity variant raised $18,000 for the victims of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting in Charleston, SC.
SOUTHERN BASTARDS is a bestselling, Eisner Award-winning comic series that has been praised for its honest portrayal of Southern culture.
SOUTHERN BASTARDS #16 Cover B â€œDonâ€™t Be a Bastardâ€ by Latour (Diamond Code NOV168192) will be available on Wednesday, January 11th. The Final Order Cutoff deadline for comic book retailers is Monday, December 19th.
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