View Full Version : Westboro Baptist Protesters Get 'Owned' by Comic-Con Fans (with video)

07-22-2010, 08:49 PM

Put one in the win column for fandom! Members of the Westboro Baptist Church—best known for picketing the funerals of American servicemen killed overseas—showed up at Comic-Con just as they said (http://blastr.com/2010/07/church-to-protest-comic-c.php) they would to protest the event because they wanted to send a message that we've all "turned comic book characters into idols." But Comic-Con rallied to send its OWN message.

Church members had intended to hold their protest for an hour, but in the face of 150 to 200 counter-protesting, costumed fans carrying signs that read everything from "Odin is God" to "God loves Gay Robin," they gave up early. By the time Blastr arrived, the handful of Comic-Con haters were already packing up and walking away with the police presence that outnumbered them, which you can see below at the 24-second mark.

07-25-2010, 12:41 PM

07-29-2010, 08:51 PM
Don't piss off nerds.