If Dan Slott were a plumber

Dan Slott posted something on Twitter I thought was interesting. He said his Twitter account is his personal account, that’s why he uses it to post about politics and other divisive issues. If I were a plumber, should my Twitter account only be about plumbing? Again, my Twitter feed is my personal account.It's not mandatory. https://t.co/yUxajve3gS …

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Ethan Van Sciver, Diversity & Comics, and Dan Slott

Comics artist Ethan Van Sciver has a YouTube channel, ComicArtistPro Secrets. One of the things he does on his channel is to show how to draw. He normally draws superheroes, but my favorite video is where he showed how to draw disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Van Sciver’s videos are pretty awesome. Not only is he …

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The Social Justice Comics Code of Approval

One of the problems with buying comic books these days is figuring out if the book is upholding the ideas and virtues of social justice. Does the book feature any characters from a marginalized group? Are any of the book’s creators from a marginalized group? I realized the comic book industry needs a way of …

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Bleeding Cool declares Northrop Grumman is an ‘arms manufacturer’

The former gray lady of comic book journalism, Bleeding Cool, published an article about a joint venture between Marvel Comics and Northrop Grumman. Bleeding Cool described Northrop Grumman as an arms manufacturer and a maker of weapons. From the article: Northrop Grumman is an aerospace company Not once did the word “aerospace” appear in the article. …

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Can you still pretend you are a male feminist when you kill a woman?

YouTube personality and male feminist Aleksandr Kolpakov (a.k.a. Russian Deadpool) is sitting in a Colorado jail cell awaiting trial for second-degree murder. Kolpakov shot girlfriend and YouTube channel co-host Heather Anable in the neck and chest, killing her. If you’ve never heard of Russian Deadpool before now, I envy you. I’m only aware of him …

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Petition to keep Dan Slott off Twitter

I feel like an activist! I just signed an online petition over on Change.org to keep Marvel comic book hack writer Dan Slott off Twitter. The petition was created by the good people over at The Outhouse. The petition: With Marvel’s general attitude of contempt toward fans, combined with their reliance on gimmicks, reboots, and …

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