Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Subj: Re:Can We Please Stop This Whole SJW Labeling Nonsense?
Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 at 12:24:47 pm EST (Viewed 688 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Marvel need to stop the rot...this was the first step
Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 at 11:47:19 am EST (Viewed 666 times)

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    Didn't help that they kind of of chased their customers away hinting at them all being racists and asking for that 4bucks to hear that.

Yes they have been incredibly stupid these past few years.

I don't see myself going back to writers that have posted anti-fan tweets and interviews over the past few years. But I am sure many will forgive pretty quickly if they stopped doing it.

    The stories have actually been pretty poor as well...interest needs a boost and with the movies it should have been easy.

The stories have been dreadful because Marvel chased away most of their best writers. Either due to low pay or the toxic atmosphere within the company.

SJW writers don't seem to understand (or have forgotten) what heroism actually is and their 'heroes' often come across as annoying, whiny, self-entitled brats...basically cliched Millennials.

Looking back, the Quesada-era years seem like halcyon days by comparison to the mess Alonso left the company in.

Seemingly Marvel have:
- No direction (outside of Leftist Political Identity Politics)
- Failing brands (Avengers sells 32,000/month)
- A thinning talent pool
- Fans leaving in droves

Ironically what they need is a BIG event but one of the criticisms of recent years has been TOO MANY (terrible) EVENTS and trust is at rock bottom for them to deliver anything good.

But ultimately I think digging themselves out of this hole will come down to good writing, so they need a LOT of new or returning writers.

Marvel and DC have always had black, gay and female characters. I'm sure that people were complaining when Jim Rhodes was Iron Man or when the Black Panther was on the Avengers, but there was no Internet back then. This is what is called "Fake outrage.".

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