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Guy Fawkes Day

Some people celebrate November 5 in honor of British terrorist Guy Fawkes, the Catholic revolutionary who tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605.

Nowadays Fawkes is associated with comics legend Alan Moore, whose V for Vendetta has co-opted (or furthered) the Fawkes legend.

To read about some of the celebrations, try this feature from AOL News.

To get a deeper understanding of how the methods of anarchists and revolutionaries have evolved over the years, ponder this cartoon I just drew. It took me twelve seconds (not including upload time):

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