To mainstream audiences, DC Comics is the company behind mega-blockbusters like Man of Steel and the Dark Knight trilogy. But to many longtime fans, DC Comics has developed a decidedly rocky reputation.
For decades, DC vs. Marvel has been the biggest rivalry in the industry, with recent film and book releases highlighting a particular stereotype: that DC caters to straight, white men, while Marvel attempts to be more inclusive. Recent highlights include DC firing award-winning Batgirl writer Gail Simone for commenting about sexism in the industry, hiring notorious homophobe Orson Scott Card to write a Superman book, and attempting to appeal to women by modeling a Superman/Wonder Woman title on Twilight and showing more of Superman’s butt.
There’s no denying that DC comics are still massively successful, but many fans are starting to get tired of the constant stream of weirdly racist/sexist/offensive story details and foot-in-mouth publicity announcements. Which brings us to Has DC Done Something Stupid Today. [READ MORE]
I love a lot of DC comics, but has anyone seen this site?
I’ve got it bookmarked.