I didn’t see her in any regular books since 2003.
I don’t count teen Jean from the past. As she is a separate character.
Hobby Lobby joins a cult!
No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry -
Content warning: This post contains graphic language, slurs and triggering content
This article is heartbreaking. And true.
There is a reason I throttled back on doing a lot of creative gaming content a few years ago. And why I still avoid taking some jobs in the gaming world when they’re offered to me. And why, when we have a female host on any of our Geek and Sundry gaming shows, we have to monitor the comments on YouTube extra, to remove the many comments that are offensive and pollute our community’s spirit of equality. Because I hate that shit.
There is an endemic acceptance in the gamer world that “well, it comes with the territory” when a woman receives threats and harassment and the hateful anonymous internet dialogue is focused on her body and whether they would “do” her or not. I don’t know why this became okay. It’s a vocal minority that has been given way too much power over the industry dialogue, and I am so happy to see more and more articles like this shining the light on what reasonable gamer men and women have been conned into accepting as a given.
NOTHING is a given in this world. And frankly, it taints the art form we so love and keeps it back from becoming more respected and more diverse to not at least TRY to fight it. Gaming deserves more than complacency in this area.
Even posting this link will cause me to receive hateful Tumblr PMs. I can always tell when something I write gets linked on certain places on the internet (like 4 Chan or a few other forums of troll-hood), because I’ll immediately get dozens of hate mails along the veins of what is posted in this article.
Well, I’m a lucky one to be prominent enough to have 10 supporters for every hater. I mostly feel sorry for girls and women who aren’t in my position, who may just give up on gaming when they’re too beaten down to fight anymore.
We have to change that. For the good of what we love doing, gamers! Okay, back to work :)
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Anonymous said: Hi Tom, why does Marvel continue to step on traditional white American values by allowing forced "diversity" where it isn't asked for or needed? I thought comics were for children, not for selling liberal political ideals. You should be ashamed of yourselves! Race-mixing is un-Christian and this is a Christian nation.
I don’t even know where to start on this one.
Isn’t “Love Thy Neighbor” about the most core Christian value there is?
I think it’s a satire anon? I hope?
They'll Be Back In Time For The Movie -
*Post from a long time ago
I hate Marvel messing with their characters. First they rob Lloyd Bloch of his power and give it to some unknown, destined for obscurity (Karla Sofen, like that will last). Then they keep trying to push this Songbird down our throats; when Screaming Mimi was such an…
Lol. That was gold.
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Anonymous said: OMG, no X-men panel in San Diego. I knew you were trying to get rid of them. I'm sure by NYCC you'll be announcing Uncanny Inhumans, Astonishing Inhumans, Maximus and the Inhumans, In-Force, The Death of Black Bolt, renaming the current Inhuman book to Inhuman Legacy while launching a new Inhuman #1 and finally, All New Lockjaw where Lockjaw is replaced by Redwing.
I like In-Force.
Anonymous said: You easily seemed to remember and post the old Iron Man cover to try to punk that guy out on his racist "black Iron Man" comment...kudos! I just have to remember, though...where were you when everybody got together and decided it would be a good idea to have the Falcon become Captain America for the second time? It's not like Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #9 came out WAAAAY back in the early 80s, or even like Waid is a hack writer that everyone just ignores.
There’s a fundamental difference between Sam putting on the costume for teh duration of a story and becoming the actual Captain America long term. Not the same thing at all, really.
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