Search:

Type: Posts; User: kjn

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    33
    Views
    913

    DC may attempt to make Poison Ivy into a straight...

    DC may attempt to make Poison Ivy into a straight villain, but I'm not sure they can. The straight villain Poison Ivy was nothing like a plant-themed sexy villainess, who was bad because she was sexy...
  2. Replies
    33
    Views
    913

    Good for Ivy! I watched the first half of the...

    Good for Ivy! I watched the first half of the show, but didn't find the humour that funny, and their Poison Ivy to not be that interesting. Might be worthwhile to take another attempt.

    And now I...
  3. A great article by Jeannette Ng: Confessions of a...

    A great article by Jeannette Ng: Confessions of a Hate Reader, or Bad Writing Habits I Picked up from Bad Criticism. To take just one of its observations:
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    309

    I think they all deserve credit for this, and I...

    I think they all deserve credit for this, and I think it speaks for that there are different strengths for writers. Ostrander and Yale had the imagination to come up with the concept of Oracle and...
  5. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,987

    It is most definitely a new Star Blossom story.

    It is most definitely a new Star Blossom story.
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    309

    Thanks! One of the things that strikes me when...

    Thanks!

    One of the things that strikes me when reading the old Birds of Prey stories is that Chuck Dixon has very good storytelling instincts. He gets the interplay between characters; he groks...
  7. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,987

    Some thoughts on the various stories. Orlando...

    Some thoughts on the various stories.

    Orlando and Merino: I liked the way Diana regained the Golden Lasso, but a lot of the story otherwise falls flat. The dialogue feels more like contending...
  8. Replies
    23
    Views
    523

    Live fish out of tin cans…

    Live fish out of tin cans…
  9. Having Hippolyta active in Man's World before...

    Having Hippolyta active in Man's World before Diana messes too much with Diana's origin. I don't see time travel or time loops as a good solution, since they intrinsically break the narrative...
  10. Replies
    18
    Views
    729

    Poll: I think there are some clear differences between...

    I think there are some clear differences between how these writers use those tropes. Wilson doesn't frame the intervention as moral, and has Diana act as an agent for diplomacy in her story. She also...
  11. Replies
    18
    Views
    729

    Poll: As a story, not much. Reasonably tense and...

    As a story, not much. Reasonably tense and exciting action, if a bit repetitive at times. Art was mediocre (at least to me). Dialogue was one-note. Basically a filler story to read once. But it has a...
  12. Replies
    1
    Views
    134

    One Script, Many Artists

    Twitter user Project Art Cred managed a cool thing: have a single writer (Kieron Gillen) write a script for a one-page comic with five frames, and have several different writers illustrate it.
  13. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,112

    Well, it's hard to pick up all the cultural...

    Well, it's hard to pick up all the cultural trends going around. That said, the cultural climates in which Wonder Woman (2017) and Captain Marvel (2019) weren't that different. The...
  14. Replies
    75
    Views
    1,804

    Scott Taylor, notwithstanding that the animals...

    Scott Taylor, notwithstanding that the animals depicted really are Olympian gods.
  15. Replies
    164
    Views
    12,121

    Also, from the angle I think she's wearing some...

    Also, from the angle I think she's wearing some form of mini skirt in the image above, not culottes as in her original suit.

    The bracers I'm not too bothered about. Printing technology has evolved...
  16. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,112

    I'd quibble with the "trying to add". However,...

    I'd quibble with the "trying to add".

    However, I think I have some parts of the answers to your question. As long as women, or queer people, or black, or other minority groups were confined to the...
  17. Replies
    33
    Views
    913

    So the problem for Ivy is that Harley is pushed...

    So the problem for Ivy is that Harley is pushed instead?

    When Harley is one of three female characters that DC sorta pushes (the other being Catwoman and Wonder Woman)? Instead of all the dudes...
  18. Replies
    33
    Views
    913

    Why? It's not like Harley as a character has any...

    Why? It's not like Harley as a character has any agency or decision making power here. That rests solely with the publishers, editors, and writers at DC.

    And I think there is a really strong trend...
  19. Replies
    33
    Views
    913

    Anyway, here is Poison Ivy's power-up in Harleen...

    Anyway, here is Poison Ivy's power-up in Harleen #3, by Stjepan Sejic. A must read for any Poison Ivy fan, despite her not really playing a part in the story yet.

    91931

    I especially like the...
  20. Replies
    164
    Views
    12,121

    Now, will Snyder go really meta, and have Sam...

    Now, will Snyder go really meta, and have Sam Moskowitz block Diana at a door, or have her run into Ray Bradbury, Julie Schwarz, Forry Ackerman, or Myrtle Douglas?
  21. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,112

    I'm going to go out and call bullshit on that. ...

    I'm going to go out and call bullshit on that.

    What used to be the case was that mainly white dudes were allowed to be heroes. Opening that up to other people and groups is a good thing.
  22. Replies
    95
    Views
    4,337

    Interesting find! (It's on the second paragraph...

    Interesting find! (It's on the second paragraph of the third column.) To me it reads like a rather blatant attempt at a retcon, but I can't claim there is no support in the published works.
  23. Replies
    1,683
    Views
    103,622

    Thing is, I think Morrison went about it...

    Thing is, I think Morrison went about it ass-backwards. Where Marston was kink-positive, Morrison was kink-shaming. Where Marston envisioned the Amazons as what women could be unfettered from men,...
  24. Replies
    1,683
    Views
    103,622

    What SiegePerilous02 said. Especially since I...

    What SiegePerilous02 said. Especially since I think having a non-kink-shaming and queer-positive writer is crucial for developing the Amazons.

    Marston's theories are of course outdated, but the...
  25. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,112

    Prices is but one factor. The other is the...

    Prices is but one factor. The other is the limited distribution channels. There is a reason why DC's Zoom and Ink lines aren't in the floppy form factor and distribution format.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4