Neonomicon

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Artist: Alan Moore

Year: 2012

Date of Action: June, 2012

Region: North America

Location: Greenville, SC

Subject: Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Literature

Confronting Bodies: Librarian

Description of Artwork: Two FBI agents on the case of a series of mysterious ritualistic murders find themselves in a small rural town with dark secrets.

The Incident: A Greenville ibrarian deemed sex scenes in Moore's graphic novel inappropriate, and banned the graphic novel from library shelves.

Results of Incident: Despite a massive outcry against the book ban, "Neonomicon" has yet to be returned to Greenville library shelves.

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