I totally agree that the same care, time and thought does not seem to be put into the female centric titles by Marvel. Not by the creative teams---I don't mean that at all---but the backing by Marvel. I've felt that way for many a year.
On another note, I do really wish Dan Slott's Reckoning War storyline would take place because that seems a great way to have an event in which She-Hulk is at the center of it.
--Previous Message-- : Nobody can deny that Marvel never takes the : same care, puts the same effort or takes the : same time in nurturing female titles the way : they do with males. A recent (and : rare)exception was Spider-Woman and only : because their top-selling writer was : interested in her. And even then, look how : that turned out. : Let's face it, it's a male-centric industry, : geared toward males, and as superheroes are : power fantasies, most guys can't live : vicariously through or relate to women, : therefore they are relegated to eye-candy or : sex objects. : : Just compare. : And the trend I have noticed as of late is : that whenever a female solo title is : launched, they give it a more : "funny" slant, with toony artists : and lots of puns. As opposed to guys, who : are marketed with an emphasis on how badass, : kickass, powerful, whatever they are, and : using artists who are known for serious : titles and titles that we're "supposed : " to take seriously. Therefore, an : industry-wide domino effect happens, with : the female titles being dismissed as fluff. : etc. : --Previous Message-- : This is a good point, Eddie. Pretty much the : only reason DC print however many Wonder : Woman comics they do a year is purely to : ensure that they don't lose the copyright on : her... : : Certainly solo titles are a different beast : and when you look at it, yes - it's almost : entirely long established characters that : have their solo-runs... : Spiderman/Superman/Batman etc. : : Maybe something along the lines of She-Hulks : would stand a better chance of lasting the : test of time? Also, I'd say - toss in : Geiger... it would make sense to have her : hanging out with Jen and Lyra, rather than : languishing in whatever post-Initiative : state team she's currently in... : : 10 : : :
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