Two of our strongest female writers teamed up to reinvent weak men.
If you have spent time on the Internet, you’re probably tired of hearing how we need more Strong Female Characters. For some reason, people don’t seem to realize that sexism no longer exists today and both sexes are treated with complete equality, especially in the entertainment industry. If anything, men are the ones being discriminated against. … It’s time to stop this woman-centric hand-wringing on how to make female characters better and focus on helping the real victims of Hollywood sexism by asking: How can we make male characters worse?
you had me at “two naked lumberjacks in the foreground lovingly stroke each other’s beards and chest hair”
You know what? Take some free extra beefcake on top of that:
Oh my God the whining in the comments section.
“ The prince fought valiantly.
He slayed the dragon.
The princess cried for days.
She loved that dragon. ”
The stories fairytales don’t tell (via caliginosity-)
For the most part comic books provide an escape. But the really good ones merely spotlight the harshness of reality. Instead of leading us on, telling us everything’s gonna be all right, these comics tell us the truth about ourselves. That we’re hopeless beings looking for meaning in this unfair world, and we’ll probably never find it.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #122 (July 1973)
Art by Gil Kane (pencils), John Romita Sr. (inks) & Dave Hunt (colors)
Words by Gerry Conway