Yes , let’s address the negative representation of POC and female characters by hiding under a deluge of comics and pretending that racism and sexism doesn’t exist in the fandom.
Wow. Aren’t you just a fun one to have around?
The medium is problematic, and nothing about this is attempting to cover that up. What it is attempting to do is steer people, perhaps new readers, towards things that bring them joy, possibly, oh, I don’t know, by being positive and healthy representations of heroes for all readers.
Maybe this was about saying, “Hey, here’s a GOOD comic to read if you love Sam Wilson in Cap 2!” or “Here’s a writer that treats sensitive issues with care and compassion!” or even, I don’t know, “Here’s a comic that brought me joy, that reminds me why I can still call myself a comic fan even though so much of this stuff wears me down and dehumanizes me and makes me wonder why I bother trying!”
No one is ‘hiding’ anything. No one is ‘pretending’ anything.
PEOPLE CAN LIKE PROBLEMATIC THINGS AND STILL ACKNOWLEDGE THEY ARE PROBLEMATIC.
But honestly? Disowning all comics, as a medium, because some of them, and a lot of the people that like them, are utter trash is like saying that I can’t like any movies because the Hollywood studio system is WICKED racist, sexist, and a lot of people glorify bad movies that continue to prop up that system.
Call out the bad, but celebrate the good, and if you can’t, stay out of the way of the people who are trying to make sure that decent writers, artists, editors, inkers, and colorists will gain a following and be able to make a living from doing wha they love.
Strength is being able to crush a tomato.
Dexterity is being able to dodge a tomato.
Constitution is being able to eat a bad tomato.
Intelligence is knowing a tomato is a fruit.
Wisdom is knowing not to put a tomato in a fruit salad.
Charisma is being able to sell a tomato based fruit salad.
If I stop reblogging this assume I’m dead
karydactyl said: Jupe and I were taking today about her limited German, basic useful sentences, and when she would mix up languages while in Japan. The sentence “tee y brot, onegaishimasu” resulted. XD
For whatever reason, Japanese and French are completely linked in my mind, and if I hear spoken Japanese, I tend to lapse into French.
Additionally, I once told some very important Chinese businessmen that I was 12 instead of 23 in spectacularly crap Mandarin. They called me “little sister” for the rest of their time in the States. >.<
If you live anywhere near Evansville Indiana please be safe because apparently 10 women have been abducted and now they’re saying it’s a possible serial killer sO please don’t go anywhere alone
Holy shit I live near here…
Not really sure how legit this is, tbh. While two local women have recently gone missing, there are no concerns about serial killers at the moment. My sister lives in Evansville (which is a good two hours away from Louisville, but whatever), and she’s not mentioned anything like this. But it’s always good to be aware of your surroundings and stay safe! Fun fact! if you scrape your foot down someone’s shin, not only are you guaranteed to find that person’s foot to stamp on, applying pressure to the shin-bone hurts like a motherfucker!