Woooow. Wtf even?? I’m glad Im staying well out of it then. This is ridiculous. And why would they even white wash drona’s death?? The whole thing was Yudhishtir, who never lies, told a lie just so Drona could die???
Also wtf with Bhishma and wtf with Karna. -.- Again, really glad Im not watching the show anymore.
Yep. I honestly was getting really tired of the shitty writing.
I have not been watching no =( but I heard some fuckery was going down. No details tho what are they doing??
no but if i were him i’d be like “YEAH she did, it was great”
Ya know something interesting about the Marvel/DC ‘rivalry’ on tumblr?
Everyone acts like DC is this super regressive company compared to Marvel when DC really did more progressive stuff first and is still doing so.
Women as heroes?
DC’s had Wonder Woman as one of their three major heroes forever, but everyone ignores that because “But she doesn’t have a movie yet” (more on that later)
While Marvel can claim the first black hero in comics with Black Panther, DC actually had heroes talking explicitly about race with John Stewart and Hal Jordan, and did a lot of issues with progressiveism and liberalism vs convsativism in the Green Arrow/Green Lantern series (including a black person calling out Hal on how little he did to fight oppression on earth as he did the rest of the universe), and Green Arrow and Hawkeye arguing politics was a common thread of their time on the JLA together.
Black Lightning was the first African-American superhero with no criminal record (Luke Cage did get his powers in prison, it’s kinda stereotypical)
DC itself actually funded and published Milestone comics, a comics company entirely devoted to more diverse comics. If you’ve ever heard of Static you owe DC comics.
Marvel has never had anything even remotely equivalent.
When it comes to LGBT stuff, DC comics had a lesbian Batwoman and a lesbian woman taking over from a male hero in The Question.
While not a hero explicitly DC has a transwoman supporting character in Batgirl. (And I’m not even counting the trans characters in Vertigo books.)
It has Alan Scott being gay in the Nu52 continuity,
I know Grace Choi was bisexual pre-reboot (I don’t know the current status)
Had a gay black teen hero in the Superboy & the Ravers comic in the 90s, as well as the character of Obsidian who was a major supporting character in the JSA.
The idea of characters of color or a different gender taking the place of legacy characters is nothing new for DC.
Like I mentioned, a lesbian Latin@ became the Question, there was an asian woman hero Doctor Light, a black woman Doctor Midnight, a Latina became the new Wildcat.
Now I mentioned I’d get back to movies later on and, let’s look at DC & Marvels movies in terms of ethnicity here, most notably the recent casting rumors.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson basically said he’d be playing Shazam.
Shazam, a previously white hero, played by a Black & Samoan man.
Aquaman, if rumors are to be believed, will be played by Jason Momoa.
Aquaman, a white blonde haired, blue eyed hero, played by a Samoan man.
Meanwhile over at Marvel….Well Falcon and Rhodey get to exist, but they’re up to this point still just little more than sidekicks to the white heroes in the movies.
Marvel makes a movie about a superhero team and goes “Yeah, everyone is still white as they were in the 1960s.”
DC looks at their superhero team and says “We need to make the team more diverse, even if it means changing the race of the heroes” and people act like they’re some super regressive company.
I’m fine with folks preferring one company over the other.
I’m fine with folks being excited Marvel is having legacy characters change race and/or gender with who gets to pick up the legacy.
But as a lifelong comic fan it’s kinda annoying to see people praising Marvel as super progressive for doing shit DC did in the 80s and still does to this day.
Especially when with Marvel it’s coming across far more as a blatant publicity grabs.
Also yeah no wonder woman movie but it’s not like we have a black widow movie do we
Black Widow #11 Cover- Laura Kinney, ladies and gentlemen!
I’ve wanted to draw a glasses version kaldur for a long time and finally did it!
I interrupt your regularly scheduled blogging to bring you sexy, brooding Kaldur in glasses.
You may now resume your original blogging experience.
Infinite list of favorite characters: Peggy Carter
"Gentlemen, I’m agent Carter. I supervise all operations for this division."
#tbh peggy carter is not a good person and that’s fascinating to me#like she’s not BAD; she’s very obviously a Good Guy that’s not what i mean#what i mean is that she’s maybe the most ruthless character in the entire marvelverse#she never hesitates to hurt; to use violence or threaten the use of violence#to break rules when it suits her (agent carter) and to uphold authority when she’s in authority (punching the soldier)#she respects cleverness and competence and outside-the-box thinking and people who are unusual#and of course she’s blisteringly clever and competent herself#like screw loki or green goblin; peggy carter is the character i wouldn’t want to meet in a dark alley#of course she’s the person who founded shield#all of the parts of shield that are not hydra are peggy carter through and through (swanjolras)
Reminder to self that my sister is the most adorable person in my life.