@MD: I dunno, at least some blame has to be put at DC's feet because editorial control is still a function of a publisher- it's not like the writer and artist go off and do their own thing and deliver their work straight to the presses without the higher-ups ever seeing it. If the bosses sign off on bullshit, they take at least some amount of responsibility for that bullshit. If they wanted to clamp down on the sexist shit that gets printed with a DC logo on it, they could- I'm not going to give them a pass on the 'but everyone's doing it!/we've done this for YEARS!' arguments.
But I'm not going to spread the blame out to every artist/writer/editor at DC here- I haven't read any of the reboot comics myself, so I'm just going on what's presented in that article. There could be new and exciting and groundbreaking shit going on there, but if the public's eye gets focused on sexist BS rather than those things (not everyone has the interest or money to give every single title a fair chance), the reboot has to be considered a squandered public relations opportunity- it was a great chance to show the world (and potentially new audiences) that their product wasn't going to be the same business as usual, but what's getting shown to the world is that their product is business as usual, but even more so.
Also, I don't know if the fact that male superheroes are built like brick shithouses is really a good comparison to female superheroes being siliconed-up sex vampires, in terms of sexist portrayal. When I think of a sexist portrayal of a dude demonstrating a dismissal of all dude-kind, I think more of the bumbling idiot sitcom dad, the beer-commercial Normal Guy who craves nothing but beer and chicks and sports coverage, or the Lifetime television 'all men are abusive dicks' portrayal, or...basically a guy acting like the guy in that panel (I assume that's Red Hood?). I find that sort of shit a lot more off-putting than flying bodybuilders...though maybe I'd feel differently if bodybuilders were actually fetishized by women as much as the Hollywood Female Physique is by the media. I always got the impression that the average woman thought of steroid-abusing dudes less as super-hot sex studs and more as kinda weirdo freaks- which is what the average dude thinks of them as well for the most part.
(Also I've never read a J. Scott Campbell book and would gladly give him shit if somebody happened to bring him up in conversation the same way this DC sexist thing has been brought up in conversation. I don't know about the plot or dialogue, but the way he draws women is really off-putting for some reason I can't quite put my finger on. They always look like someone could just wrap one hand around their midsection and just snap them in half or something.)
That said, I DO, however, understand the disappointment in DC's apparent sexist employment (or lack thereof). It's pretty effing lame.
My fav is when I can get my kiss on with other dudes.
burn it all down
just burn down DC and Marvel
Rorus Raz wrote: »
There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.
Angel_of_Bacon wrote: »
Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
cakemikz wrote: »
And then I rub actual cake on myself.
Loomdun wrote: »
thats why you have chest helmets
So, this little doohickey from Samsung is pretty awesome. Too bad about the price tag.http://thisismynext.com/2011/08/31/samsung-series-7-slate-specs-release-date-hands-on/
any body here use col erase pencils? is there a mechanical pencil lead similar? The col erase pencils hold a point for about 3 lines. I know pentel has a .5 blue but they only have a blue. I like to use multiple colors- roughs, refining etc.
Googling hasn't gotten me much.
Ah that first image didn't load last time I was in here. I like them, CC, though they seem like they would fit more in a modern, concrete floor kind of room. I suppose my only reference for whats going on in that space is alot of shoes on the ground, and carpet, though.
Have we done this in the AC? Post your handwriting?
I know EWA has boss handwriting.