I think mainstream American Superhero comics lag a little behind other expressions of teenage life in culture, and if you do that, you’re risking writing comics that appeal to the parents of teenagers rather than the teenagers themselves.
In terms of blocks, I suspect a good chunk of it comes out of comics being a visual medium. Text is a great obfuscator of content. You can read a book, and your parents will never know that it contains matter they’d have trouble with, because they’re never actually going to read it. But comics, being visual, are transparent. At a glance, they can judge it — and so often judge it at a glance, without actually reading it.
So you walk a line. I started “Young Avengers” with the scene for a number of reasons, but one of them was certainly seeing if Marvel would let me do it. If I weren’t able to write that, I’d have had to bow out of the gig, because there would be no way of doing anything I thought worth doing.
Marvel didn’t even raise an eyebrow.
I think the biggest blockade to the creation of the content is creators not choosing to create the content.
Kieron Gillen is currently writing one of the best books in the Marvel U and like most of the best books coming from the Marvel U right now (Hawkeye, Captain Marvel, FF, Avengers Assemble, Thor: God of Thunder, Indestructible Hulk, Wolverine and the X-Men), he’s doing it on his own terms. When creators strive to be great and companies allow them to be great, great things happen.
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The use of “gay” as a pejorative is nothing new, but it’s still somewhat surprising when a search for the “gayest trends” on Google yields the “worst trends.” And it’s not simply a matter of websites conflating “gayest” and “worst” on the pages Google brings up: the word “worst” is bolded on Google, highlighting it as a match for the word “gayest.”
This phenomenon has been recognized in the past, but with little response. A current Change.org petition has, at press time, 18 signatures. There have also been a couple complaints made on Google’s product forums, one in 2012 and one in 2011.
A Google spokesperson issue[d] the following response—
Google’s results, including when a search term is synonymized with another, are a reflection of content on the web and how people search. These results are determined by algorithms and we don’t manually correct this process, but we are always looking at how we can improve our algorithms.
you guys can sign this, it hasn’t even got 100 signatures yet!!
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DIY Inspiration: Galaxy or End of the World Makeup from Sandra Holmbom here. For more of Sandra Holmbom’s FX makeup that I’ve posted go here: halloweencrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/psychosandra and for more galaxy DIYs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/galaxy
hello students. welcome to my math class. we will be having a class trip this year, the first ever math field trip in history. it’s to hell. here we are
Acknowledging that your show’s sexist isn’t going to change the fact that it’s sexist.
Writing more “”“badass”“” scenes for your female characters isn’t going to make up for your making them randomly swan around in underwear - which is totally gross and gratuitous and UNNECESSARY, btw.
But thank for putting in shirtless scene of guy yay tit for tat u have equal shirtlessness of sexes in movie yay u solve sexism wow HERE U GO GOLD STAR