John Byrne vs. Wikipedia

ourchair

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Been meaning to link this:
http://4colorreview.com/2005/09/15/john-byrne-vs-wikipedia/

4colorreview said:
The latest target of (John Byrne's) misguided ire is his entry on Wikipedia. Originally an informative retrospective of his entire career, detailing not only the work he’s done throughout the years, but the documented fan and industry response to his various projects, Byrne discovered it the other week and immediately set about to “correct” things.

Here’s the problem. Byrne didn’t just want to go through to clarify points or streamline the entry - he wanted to dismantle the entire page. He deleted everything except for the opening biographical paragraph and the bibliography. He deleted every bit of information regarding his career stages, his interactions with fans, pros, etc., claiming that the entire entry was fraught with inaccuracies and lies.
 

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