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Batman's origins made grosser for no good reason

With the 12th issue of the latest Batman volume, Tom King and the editors at DC have just proven it's possible to make a retcon for a character whose world is dark very distasteful and unappealing. The article also brings up a very repellent tamperin...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Dec 14, 2016

The major character death publicity stunt affects Lois Lane

And it makes no difference whether this is a cliffhanger, DC's resorting to cheap insults again, in the premiere of a new Superwoman title: When DC Entertainment announced Superwoman, the hook of the comic book series — part of the publisher's Reb...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 12, 2016

Greg Rucka tries to censor Frank Cho's WW art, so the latter quits DC

Artist Cho's left DC after issues with Greg Rucka, whom Cho feels is sabotaging his art drafts (Hat tip: Breitbart). He told them that: All the problem lies with Greg Rucka. EVERYONE loves my Wonder Woman covers and wants me to stay. Greg Rucka is t...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jul 20, 2016

It's ill-advised to think Rebirth will fix the most serious harm to the DCU

Arcamax published a fluff column about DC's Rebirth, which Geoff Johns supposedly wrote as an apology to all who thought Flashpoint was a bad direction. But there's plenty of signs it still solves little or nothing, and if they stick by what Zero Hou...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jun 1, 2016

Mark Hughes explains why Dan Slott is wrong about Superman not killing

Forbes film writer Mark Hughes wrote about an experience he had with Dan Slott, who believes, based on his viewing Zach Snyder's Man of Steel movie, that Superman doesn't kill (on a related note, I've already seen how Batman vs. Superman hasn't gotte...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Mar 24, 2016

Tim Hanley's awkward takes on the history of Lois Lane

Tim Hanley, a comics historian who's written mostly about Wonder Woman, recently wrote a book about the history of Superman's paramour, but didn't get things across very well in his interviews about it. For Newsarama, he told about the discoveries he...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Mar 18, 2016

New Wonder Woman movie could be saddled with PC-laden plotline

Warner Todd Huston argues that the upcoming WW movie could be written with a form of anti-war approach to suit the modern filmmakers' PC views, by changing the setting from World War 2 to the much earlier World War 1 (although the latter part of the...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jan 20, 2016

Mary Jane Watson among ComicBook's top 5 redheads

ComicBook posted a slideshow of 5 redheads in comics, and they even thought to add Mary Jane Watson to the mix. Unfortunately, they have nothing critical to say about Marvel's heavy handed editorial mandate that marginalized her status. All they real...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Nov 13, 2015

Why else does Newsarama think the new Supergirl TV show isn't translating to comics sales?

Newsarama spoke about how, despite the new Supergirl series premiering to a positive reception, there hasn't been any interest in the comics, and there isn't even an ongoing series just now: CBS might be generating excitement about Supergirl with th...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Oct 30, 2015

Tech Times has a jaw-droppingly backwards view of Lois Lane

We first begin with an interview Cosmopolitan ran with Henry Cavill, about the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, where he commented on both Wonder Woman and Lois Lane: POWER WOMEN ​"Strong women are nothing new for the comic book world. I'm...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Sep 1, 2015

A woman explains why modern superhero comics don't find much of a female audience

Two years ago on Geekmom, one of their writers explained very well why you can't be surprised when mainstream superhero comics don't win over the lady audience: In a previous column, “But He’s Black!“, I covered some well-known comic creators...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 30, 2015

Does Hollywood have a superheroine problem, or is the press putting their complaints in all the wrong places?

The AP Wire's talking about movies with superheroines in the spotlight, and the wishes there be some more produced: Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man. The list of male superheroes starring in their own big-screen escapades is bigger than Tony S...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 3, 2015

Two newspaper columns that shrink any chance for redemption

The propagandist Andrew Smith wrote two columns about superheroes who shrink, to coincide with the new Ant-Man movie. And neither is impressive, since they both conveniently leave out important info on some of the topics. Here's the first one, which...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jul 19, 2015

SJWs actually want a Killing Joke cartoon censored

According to this item, there's SJWs who don't want a cartoon based on Batman: The Killing Joke to feature the crippling of Barbara Gordon by the Clown Prince of Crime: There are some social justice warriors who think that this new animated film sho...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jul 14, 2015

DiDio says there's lack of diverse representation, years after DC's attempts failed

Dan DiDio told the BBC that the medium's got no proper representation minorities, obscuring the problem with bad writing: Graphic novels, comic books or animated stories - everyone knows at least one character from one of them, be it Superman or Spi...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jul 12, 2015

University notions of diversity invade mainstream

Hube wrote a topic on The College Fix about Marvel's huge lurch into PC diversity - and only their idea of what diversity should be - with books like Spider-Man and the Avengers, and points to Brian Bendis' claim that when he grew up, children of dif...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Jun 27, 2015

Are Marvel's heroines really finding success now?

NY's Vulture wrote about Marvel's alleged new success with the books they're publishing starring some of the superheroines they have. They say it heralds a "more inclusive" era, even though their closed shop mentality could refute that: Pr...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on May 29, 2015

A DC editor who hated Terry Long like he was a real person

I found a perfect example of a so-called fan who made his way into the mainstream editors offices proper who distorted the differences between fiction/reality. His name is Jonathan Peterson, and he's pretty obscure, because I couldn't find any Facebo...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on May 26, 2015

Alan Kistler thinks Anita Sarkeesian's worth listening to

Kistler is a comics historian who's written a few quiz books about Batman and Spider-Man history. He's also allegedly a supporter of feminism, and he thinks Sarkeesian's video commentaries are great despite all the laughable goofs and other selfish n...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on May 18, 2015

Simone will defend Wilson's work, but not Larsen's comments?

Here's a odd subject that's just turned up. A writer for the New Yorker wrote an unfavorable essay about G. Willow Wilson's "A-Force" (yes, it does look like there's a left-wing magazine out that's willing to say something negative about wh...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on May 14, 2015


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