Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species

Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species

Paul McCartney and Cara Delevingne also collaborate on picture stories to highlight species and ecosystem loss and fund projects

Ricky Gervais is the latest celebrity to join an ambitious year-long storytelling campaign called Rewriting Extinction with the launch of a comic called Bullfight.

Since it launched in June, more than 300 celebrities, environmental experts and storytellers have collaborated to design more than 150 comics that tackle issues such as deforestation and overconsumption. Actor and writer Gervais created Bullfight with artist Rob Steen. “A beautiful animal, literally tortured to death as entertainment. Psychotic. Fuck anyone who enjoys or defends it,” said Gervais.

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