Happy Guy Fawkes Day!

What is it?

Well it is the day to commemorate the Gunpowder Plot that happened in 1605.  On that day Guy Fawkes and a group of other conspirators tried to assassinate the King of England.

What does this mean to comic book fans?

Alan Moore wrote a classic comic book called V for Vendetta, where our hero V, wears a Guy Fawkes mask. It is a story about government corruption and an “anarchist” trying to topple the government.

To celebrate Guy Fawkes day, head out to your local comic book shop, grab a copy of V for Vendetta, and read it to celebrate the day. You can also grab the Blu-Ray of V for Vendetta that came out in 2006 starring Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman and John Hurt.

“Remember, remember the Fifth of November,

The Gunpowder Treason and Plot,

I know of no reason

Why the Gunpowder Treason

Should ever be forgot.”