COMICS: Alan Moore on the inspiration of V
Ahead of the protests, the BBC asked V for Vendetta's writer, Alan Moore, for his thoughts on how his creation had become an inspiration and identity to activists such as 'Anonymous'.
The V mask has become an icon for protest. Alan Moore shares his thoughts on V for Vendetta and the rise of Anonymous, politics and world media
"It also seems that our character's charismatic grin has provided a ready-made identity for these highly motivated protesters, one embodying resonances of anarchy, romance, and theatre that are clearly well-suited to contemporary activism, from Madrid's Indignados to the Occupy Wall Street movement."
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