Quote:Yeah...I see where Mandy is going and that might get a few of your anti-capitalist writers to not write him as so much a douche bag, but the problem is letting writers who have their own agendas be they social or personal issues and who don't LIKE the character be in charge.
Exactly. If you can't leave your politics at the door, then don't write the comic.
Quote:The Knauffs might be the last writers that I can think about that seemed to actually like him as a concept at least a little bit.
As I've noted before, Chuck Dixon or Dan Jurgens could probably write Tony Stark, capitalist, as a positive, heroic figure.
Almost any of the Golden Age writers could have done it, but of course most (if not all) of them are gone now, sadly.
Mike Grell could do it. He's 70 now but still seems to have his faculties.
John Ostrander could do it. He's 68 now but still seems to have most of his faculties, though he has glaucoma.
Notice how I'm picking older guys. That's on purpose.
I wasn't a fan of Grell on anything but street level characters.