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Subj: Re: I DON'T want any of Aaron's run retconned and here's why...
Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 at 07:31:59 pm CST (Viewed 233 times)
Reply Subj: Re: I DON'T want any of Aaron's run retconned and here's why...
Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 at 04:28:48 pm CST (Viewed 244 times)


      He sure as hell disrespected his predecessors with his retcon of Mjolnir with the re-donk-ulous Mother Storm b.s., the (to use your own descriptors) emasculation of the "white alpha male" in regard to the character assassination of Thor, the unnecessary maiming, the absolute "punking" of Odin, etc,etc,etc,...

    I'm not suggesting for one minute I like what he's done, BUT, some people do like it. Enough in fact that its one of Marvel's best selling titles (for what that's worth today...not much). I don't feel comfortable telling other fans they aren't 'true fans' or we need to paper over Aaron's run completely.

    I don't mind creators 'stirring things up' and for me, that's never been my problem with Aaron's run - in fact creating controversy is probably Aaron's greatest strength as a creator.

    Frankly I DO hope we DON'T get another SJW writer following Aaron. Assuming we don't then fingers crossed the more obvious political positions of Aaron's run will get sidelined or binned...but even still I don't simply want anything retconned.

A lot of his nonsense needs to be erased. The Mother Storm which essentially delegitimatized Stormbreaker, Thunderstrike AND Odin; let alone it being "...the Power of Thor", the unnecessary maiming and chopping of his hair, the whole "EMO" drunk attitude/persona character assassination for a start.


      It's irksome, especially since Hiddleston had no issues.

    Probably because he so rarely had to wear it.

As I have said elsewhere, Hemsworth could have worn it as full battle garb.


      So wear it for the last two and move on. He knew from go that the character has long hair. I didn't see Orlando Bloom throw a bitch fit because Legolas has long hair, or McCellan, Mortensen, Pace, etc,etc,etc,...

    Again its five movies in at this point and he wore the wig for 4 1/2 of those. I don't mind some character development (haircut, losing an eye, etc.). MCU Thor is probably getting killed off in Avengers 3 and if we get a Thor 4 the character might grow the hair back to some extent.

I pointed out to Visitor that it could/may set a precedent for future actors/actresses to say they they don't want to do something since they placated Hemsworth. Also, none of that served as character development nor moving the story forward.

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