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  1. I'll just jump in here to say this is accurate. I...

    I'll just jump in here to say this is accurate. I was against this change but while I have been pleased with some developments (Kwannon taking over the Psylocke mantle for example) I think a wardrobe...
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    Well yes this is all with the stipulation that...

    Well yes this is all with the stipulation that the acting has to be on point first. Talk about her appearance should really be occurring with the assumption that the person (even if theoretical)...
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    I think when considering marketing her to a wider...

    I think when considering marketing her to a wider and more casual audience its much easier to do with her using the name that people already mentally associate with her appearance rather than trying...
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    Respectfully, some of these girls being posted...

    Respectfully, some of these girls being posted have way too soft of facial features IMO. My mental image of Storm has sharper features. I need cheekbones that can cut through glass.
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    I wanted to quickly chime in and say that despite...

    I wanted to quickly chime in and say that despite my misgivings on Marvel's handling of the whole Betsy/Kwannon thing I am pleased to see Kwannon getting more attention and I found myself...
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    I feel like I was trying to understand their...

    I feel like I was trying to understand their point and then clarify my own but you have always been very fair about these issues so I will take your word for it. It's totally possible that I lack the...
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    Again, maybe I'm not the most articulate person...

    Again, maybe I'm not the most articulate person ever but if you want to parse wording then you are correct... nobody explicitly called others racist. However, when using terms like yellow face that...
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    Honestly I would prefer she exist in a more...

    Honestly I would prefer she exist in a more "morally grey" area kind of like the Punisher. I don't want her being outright evil for the reasons Tazirai spelled out but I would find her totally...
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    Okay so just to clarify then... its more of your...

    Okay so just to clarify then... its more of your interpretation of my posts that you believe that I am not a fan of Betsy and only a fan of asian Betsy? Obviously I would disagree but I think its...
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    This just makes me sad. I was genuinely trying to...

    This just makes me sad. I was genuinely trying to extend an olive branch to give you credit for providing additional facts but instead it was interpreted in the most malicious way possible. I'm sorry...
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    I'm confused on where I misused your words? What...

    I'm confused on where I misused your words? What you just said was exactly what I was saying. You said X-men was going into a relaunch so their was a lull in information hence why we have seen very...
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    I've written at length about this in the past but...

    I've written at length about this in the past but you will find no argument from me about the problematic elements to asian Psylocke. The character has always been rife with fetishism and...
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    Well speaking of ignoring... And I will...

    Well speaking of ignoring...



    And I will concede that people are correct concerning Armor. I did forget she will be leading a team.

    Lastly, regarding the statements: People "hoping it...
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    I read the entire thread... I was part of that...

    I read the entire thread... I was part of that whole discussion. The point of my response was not to highlight the overall discussion. It was to refute the claim that nobody was saying that reverting...
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    I really don't want to derail this whole thread...

    I really don't want to derail this whole thread again so I'll hopefully be able to address everything in this one post to leave it at that.



    To give a quick example: The premise that Betsy...
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    I get that they are doing a relaunch event but it...

    I get that they are doing a relaunch event but it doesn't really change the underlying point questioning the timing of this kind of change then. If they knew there was going to be a bit of a lull......
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    I'm not going to delve too much back into all...

    I'm not going to delve too much back into all this mess for my own personal sanity as I much prefer to lurk instead but I did just want to say in light of some of the recent comments that I'm still...
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    I love the braids in the hair and I actually...

    I love the braids in the hair and I actually think the rings around her neck and wrists (I'm sorry I'm not sure what they are called) are a good idea too. The piece directly below the neck around the...
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    Powers - I'll echo the sentiment others have...

    Powers - I'll echo the sentiment others have expressed where I'd like to see her use her powers more creatively. She's mainly just lighting and wind with the occasional hail storm. Has her ability to...
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    I think its the way Marvel sells and markets the...

    I think its the way Marvel sells and markets the characters. We're always hearing about how strong Jean is, Magneto probably has more opportunities to show feats of power due not restraining himself...
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    I disagree with the "making it difficult for...

    I disagree with the "making it difficult for anyone with less than Omega-Level mutant power to even think about taking her down" part. Clearly Storm's greatest weakness is a writer who simply doesn't...
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    I hope this isn't the case. I think it would be...

    I hope this isn't the case. I think it would be interesting for Betsy to take responsibility for her choices, realize they were hers and come to terms with what that says about her as a person rather...
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    I'm not sure I agree but this is all speculation...

    I'm not sure I agree but this is all speculation based on anectdotal feedback. I could use the girl wearing a Chinese dress to prom as another example. To my knowledge there is no empirical data such...
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    My theory is that those who are minorities are...

    My theory is that those who are minorities are more likely to experience a different dominant culture appropriating elements of their own culture without due consideration/credit being given. Native...
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    One of the posters was using their experience as...

    One of the posters was using their experience as a black person to discuss appropriation. I was saying that Asian appropriation in my opinion is a different situation with its own unique complexities...
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