The ‘Capitalism' Che Comic Questions the Use of the Icon

By: Vittoria Natarelli - Published:   Updated: May 27 2011 • References: digg
The 'Capitalism' Che comic strip questions the iconic face.

Che fought against capitalism only to have his face plastered all over t-shirts and shot glasses -- an ironic joke that this cartoon outlines so well. Is this a sign of an Internet community that is more politically aware? The 'Capitalism' Che comic strip is a good laugh at an old and obvious joke.

Implications - Parodies have taken on a different form with artists poking fun at revolutionaries. This new form of humor has taken iconic figures and dulled them down to a level that people can relate to in many ways. Artworks and designer brands can take this concept and create friendlier products for consumers looking for a good laugh.

Stats for Punny Capitalist Cartoons Trending: Older & Mild
Traction: 9,161 clicks in 235 w
Interest: 1.2 minutes
Concept: 'Capitalism Uber Alles' Che Images
Related: 60 examples / 46 photos
Segment: Males, 12-35
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