Censors force Cerne Abbas giant to lose his penis
“It seems a sad indictment of the times when a legendary landmark like the Cerne Giant – which any man, woman or child can visit any day of the week – must be covered up in a comic book,” says a spokesperson for Eco Comics, whose book on Dorset’s Cerne Abbas Giant has been censored. “Through pressure, our hand has been forced. Outlets, particularly in the US, refuse any form of nudity in comic books.”
Censorship means that the 55m-tall naked chalk hill figure has been deprived of it’s most outstanding characteristic.
The plaice swimming up his chest, however, remains…