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RedPanels

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Surprisingly, RedPanels was not a tankie webcomic about the rise of the proletariat under the crimson banner. Oh well.
Frogs and swastikas
Alt-right
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Hitler wannabes
Their loud fanboys
Rebuilding racism
Buzzwords

RedPanels was a racist and particularly antisemitic webcomic, which centered on bravely taking pot shots at absurd "liberal" strawmen stupid SJWs.

It described itself as the "Red Pill in Webcomic Form"[1] and actively promoted the alt-right.[2] It came to some attention when Richard Spencer (a noted non-Nazi) tweeted a cartoon about how concentration camps started because people just wouldn't stop punching (totally-not-)Nazis.[3][4] RedPanels ended on 2017 February 02, citing monetary reasons; the last panel fittingly consisted of a HitlergrußWikipedia's W.svg given in deference to Trump and the Meme Nazis.[5][6]

The whole production is basically one, big neo-Nazi themed easter egg hunt — even Redpanel's CSS stylesheet just happens to be titled "stylesheet88.css".[7] Whatever could that be a reference to?

MEIN FÜHRER!! I CAN DRAW!![edit]

The owner (who styles himself as "Red"[8]) seems reluctant to identify himself. RedPanels.com is registered with WhoIsGuard, which enables Red to list no personal information on his ICANN forms.[9] We at RationalWiki cannot imagine why a Nazi would prefer anonymity. The developer of RedPanels' Android app is Mike Carter (@devicroft_);[10][11][12] it is improbable that Red and Mike Carter are one and the same.[13]

RedPanels' very first comic, drawn with only the finest Microsoft Paint. At least it's not as incoherently Nazi as its progeny.[14]

Scope[edit]

Alexa estimates that RedPanels.com receives about 100,000-300,000 monthly sessions.[15] Its Facebook page has over 36,000 likes.[16]

Racism[edit]

Because only businesses run by white men are successful.[17] (In reality, Silicon Valley is dominated by immigrant entrepreneurs.[18][19])
This is a real thing that really happens in real life.[20]
Look, I made a strawman cry![21]
Better watch out for that creeping sharia![22]

Antisemitism[edit]

Why call it liberal media when you can call it the Jew media?[23]
Fear the Evil Jew and his blood libel![25]
Richard Spencer isn't a Nazi, because he says "Hail Trump" instead of "Heil Hitler". Milo isn't a Nazi, because he says otherwise, and he definitely[26] isn't lying. Never ever.[27]

Misogyny[edit]

You feminists will be so unhappy when we replace you with anime body pillows![29]

Cringeworthy[edit]

It's a joke about her health, guys! Why aren't you laughing?[30]
Yes, Pepe is licking the GOP's ass.
Anime was a mistake.[31]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://redpanels.com/rss/redpanelsRSS.xml
  2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170105044650/https://www.reddit.com/r/altright/comments/5irw39/ama_with_red_creator_of_redpanels/
  3. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/827239243214827520
  4. https://i.reddituploads.com/19f81722f386422f9d7106487287a75e?fit=max&h=1536&w=1536&s=1974f9d675430559c768dca2dc9eedfe
  5. http://archive.is/n02pY
  6. http://redpanels.com/370/
  7. http://redpanels.com/stylesheet88.css
  8. http://redpanels.com/about_page.php
  9. https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=redpanels.com
  10. http://web.archive.org/web/20170206224611/https://twitter.com/devicroft_/status/806518644272406529
  11. http://web.archive.org/web/20170206224631/https:/twitter.com/devicroft_/status/803393660830285825
  12. https://github.com/croft1/RedPanels/commits
  13. https://twitter.com/Red_Panels/status/803394380828704768
  14. http://redpanels.com/1/
  15. http://www.rank2traffic.com/redpanels.com/
  16. https://www.facebook.com/redpanelscomics/
  17. http://redpanels.com/81/
  18. http://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=http://www.forbes.com/sites/singularity/2012/10/15/how-indians-defied-gravity-and-achieved-success-in-silicon-valley/
  19. https://www.quora.com/Why-does-Silicon-Valley-lean-left-politically
  20. http://redpanels.com/48/
  21. http://redpanels.com/331/
  22. http://redpanels.com/148/
  23. http://redpanels.com/328/
  24. http://redpanels.com/169/
  25. http://redpanels.com/101/
  26. Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream, Buzzfeed
  27. http://redpanels.com/369/
  28. http://redpanels.com/348/
  29. http://redpanels.com/227/
  30. http://redpanels.com/233/
  31. http://redpanels.com/230/