I just watched Terminator: Dark Fate, which like most post-T2 films, I found entertaining. I started thinking, though, Wow, Linda Hamilton is so badass. And then I realized that if Terminator 2 had come out today, people would’ve called it “woke.” It’s like a knee-jerk reaction people have without even thinking about it. Here, I’ve made a couple memes that’ll illustrate my point: So, see, … Continue reading Female heroes: What’s your sudden problem with them?
If you’ve read a lot of golden and silver age comics, as I have, you’ve no doubt noticed that spankings pop up from time to time. A lot, actually. It wasn’t a consistent, every-issue thing, but it popped up enough to make me, decades later reading the reprints in the ’90s, go “Huh?” To be fair, this trend existed in movies, TV and advertising, but … Continue reading Spanking was SUPER prevalent in vintage comics.
He’s short, he’s hairy, he’s a loner and a bit of a hothead, but he’s loyal to those he trusts and chooses those people carefully. He didn’t know where he came from, and when he found out, the answers were somewhat disappointing, but at least he got answers. I can relate to all of that. Continue reading The comic book character I most identify with