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Frank Miller
Its best to start with the most obvious name on this list, beloved creator Frank Miller, the guy who wrote Sin City and 300.  Miller got his real start with superheroes, penning Daredevil Born Again and The Dark Knight Returns and was lauded for his work in the 80s. It’s not clear at what point in time Miller decided to become a raving fascist lunatic but if you go back and look through some of his most famous work you can see that all the elements for an all-expense paid trip to ku klux krazy town are there.


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 It took years for Miller’s political views to percolate into a warm simmering pot of seething racism and insanity it is today. 300 is probably the most prominent example of his early racism, what the portrayal of the Persians and all, but you can see it scattered about his general work like offensive little breadcrumbs. It wasn’t until after 9/11 that Miller completely snapped (or came out of the crazy closet, Im not sure which) openly demonizing Muslims, culminating in the publication of his work Holy Terror, which is a comic featuring a poorly disguised Batman analog who goes around terrorizing “terrorists”. If you’re the type of person who likes to watch comic-themed train wrecks in action, you can read equally offensive rants from him on his blog which serves as a veritable landfill of his opinions on world events and is bursting with quotable gems like Miller’s claim that the Occupy movement “is nothing but a pack of louts, thieves, and rapists, an unruly mob, fed by Woodstock-era nostalgia and putrid false righteousness”. Stay classy Frank.

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Jeph Loeb
It’s hard to talk about Loebs descent into madness because it starts in real tragedy. Loeb is the writer of several acclaimed comics including Batman: The Long HalloweenSuperman for All Seasons and the Marvel color series. He also was a lead writer on Smallville and Heroes. The problems for Loeb started when his son was diagnosed with terminal cancer. In 2005, Sam Loeb sadly passed away and Jeff has, understandably, never been the same since. Before I go on, let me clarify that Jeff has every right to be devastated by the passing of his son.

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Not even a hug from Superman could make this less sad.

I don’t blame him at all for the way he’s reacted but I can and do blame whoever has let the man continue to make comics. The true crazy surrounding Loeb is really about why anyone in the industry still lets him work on projects when it’s clear how much that tragedy consumed his life. Loeb has been juxtaposing Sam into every book he can since his death, from making him the inspiration for Clark Kent becoming Superman to having him take the place of Dick Rider as kid Nova. No one can ride the dick like Rich, not anyone. Loeb has continued to make more and more absolutely irrational decisions in the years following Sam’s death including writing Ultimatum which was remarkable because marked the first time a literal piece of human feces was sold as literature. He also drove the aforementioned Heroes series into the dirt following the first season, climaxing the show with a circus-themed story arc all over everyone’s faces. He then went on to remove all joy from Avengers: Earths Mightiest Heroes by stripping its plot away leaving it naked, defiled and canceled since he apparently believes children cannot understand narrative storylines.Luckily he gave us Ultimate Spider-Man in its place, the only cartoon more insulting to the collective human species’ intelligence than Annoying Orange. As I said, I don’t blame Loeb but why the name of all that is holy does Marvel keep giving this man work? He is quickly on his way to becoming a super villain. He must be stopped.

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Unrelated but just as painful 

Steve Ditko
Steve Ditko is best known to the common public as the guy who drew Spider-man for Stan Lee. Maybe. A lot of people seem to think Stan drew Spidey too. Like all things pertaining to Lee’s input in the Marvel method creative process; however, it’s likely that Ditko had a lot more to do with the initial characterization and development of Peter Parker than Lee would like to let on. Ditko has become more and more reclusive over the years and now lives basically as a hikkikomori, presumably spending most of his time cuddling with his Ayn Rand hug pillow and jerking it to particularly cum encrusted copy of Atlas Shrugged. Yes, Ditko and Ayn have been involved in a passionate love affair for decades now and his love for her is evident in basically everything he’s done since the sixties. After leaving Spider-man for no apparent reason, as Ditko was oft want to do on projects, he created the character Mr. A who is the Question but written by a crazy person. Since Mr. A is completely creator owned by Ditko, he differs primarily from Vic Sage in that he’s a rant-spewing John Galt-esque mary sue whose entire series is just a Fountainhead fanfiction about how all things are either good or evil with no grey area.

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Ditko has been working on the Mr. A character since the 60s but almost everything he’s written since is riddled with the same stench of Rand. Mr. A just tends to be the most absurd expression of Ditkos Ayn-boner since it’s completely unmoderated by reason and editorial process. It features diatribes on how criminals are inherently evil from birth and how people on welfare are dirty, lazy thieves. Ditko may be one of the greatest artists in comic history but that doesn’t mean he’s not absolutely insane.

Alan Moore and Grant Morrison

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Contrary to the other nut-jobs on this list, Alan Moore and Grant Morrison are not actually insane but rather time-traveling inter-dimensional space wizards whose rivalry is so intense it tears the fabric of reality itself which is why they merely seem insane to those of us sadly incapable of magic.

Alan Moore does a lot of LSD and got married to two hot ladies at once because his wizardry made polygamy legal in a 500 foot radius around him. He also has a bitchin beard. He hates modern comic books because he’s doesn’t like all the dirty muggles writing them these days and messing them up. More than all the filthy mudbloods on the planet, Moore hates muggle-loving Morrison for accepting them into the Sequential School of Art and Wizardry. Another spell he’s particularly fond of casting is hypocritum, which allows him to magically criticize other writers for things like making mature cape comics, seeing as he’s certainly never written a superhero comic aimed at adults ever

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Grant Morrison also does a lot of LSD but also a lot of shrooms and mescaline and basically everything. Unlike Moore who keeps to himself and actually tries to hide his wizardry from the common folk from time to time, Grant used the hypersigil he developed in the Invisibles to bring a gender-swapped version of himself into existence and then married her. Even Alan can’t say he married himself. While Alan may hate Grant, Grant apparently doesn’t care, which is unsurprising considering how incredibly high he is at all times. Also, he presumably has bigger things to worry about, like getting abducted by aliens again.

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Basically what I’m trying to say is that Alan is Salazar Slytherin and Grant is Godric Griffindor. If you need any more proof, just look at the fact that Alan worships a snake. Harry Potter is not fiction; it’s a cleverly disguised documentary of the comic book industry’s development since the late 70s.

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Cracked.com posts occasional articles about comic books. Most of these are written by author Luke McKinney. I read Cracked from time to time and Im just fed up with having to look at these enormous pieces of inaccurate and poorly researched trash, written by a man who’s seemingly never read an actual comic book.

The following is my response to a recent article and generally the way I feel about all the Ant-Man trash talk going around these days. You want a tl;dr?
Step off Hank Pym unless you can back it up with something other than “he’s lame” or “domestic abuse!” because both are stupid and wrong.

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Dank Pym smokes weed errday. Gives no fucks
DANK Pym smokes weed errday. Gives no fucks.

I’m not actually sure where to begin with this one but to avoid people foaming at the mouth, let me start by saying I would love a Blue and Gold movie more than anything, and it was supposedly in the works at WB a couple years ago. Or at least a Booster movie was because, maybe Luke doesn’t know this, but Ted Kord has been dead for a long time and now no longer even exists in the DC Universe. Dan Didio hates him and when Dan Didio hates someone they cease to exist. The only person to survive his wrath is Nightwing and that’s only after a lover of the Dick stole his luggage and held it hostage at an airport. Comics are serious business. Because, oh yes, there is a distinctive “make a movie about a minority character just because, not because you should” air to this article the third Blue Beetle is Jaime Reyes, a Hispanic-American and a fucking awesome character who’s original pre-52 run would make for a freaking amazing teen movie because his supporting cast of friends and family is absolutely fantastic and not all too common in capes.

SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS

SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS

Next, Im sorry I just have to complain that he called Static “Static Shock”, something that basically only people who are solely familiar with the cartoon show do, which would be totally fine if you didn’t claim to be some kind of authority on comics. That is not the character’s name and Luke doesn’t seem to be familiar with the fact that Milestone, now owned by DC, was an entire publisher aimed at creating black superheroes that the big two were so lacking in the 90s. So, yes I would like a Static movie but really, before a freaking Icon and Rocket movie? You know, Milestone’s SUPERMAN? No thanks. Statics cool and all but I want muh Icon first.

Shit would be fucking beautiful
Shit would be fucking beautiful

Okay, I love Kamala so far but she’s had all of 3 (now, I think I dont remember if it came out this week) issues dedicated to her and since I praised Jaime earlier, go read that freaking run because it has all the same general themes. I cannot be more hype about that title but she has literally nothing backing her up character-wise yet. I know he said that makes me an idiot but still out of ALL the characters in the universe you pick Kamala just because she’s Muslim which is kinda doing the exact thing the comic and it’s author, G. Willow Wilson, who is a Muslim woman, is warning against - you’re singling her out just because of her heritage and religion.

Even Kamala thinks your PC bullshit is bullshit

See, even Kamala thinks your faux PC bullshit is bullshit

He doesn’t care what this character is like, just that she’s Muslim and that’s a really shitty way to view people and characters. Luke wrote another article where he said that characters with absolutely no content like Armor should get a movie too, in that case just because she’s Asian. I find that type of casual racism to be pretty offensive.

Seriously? This is why I don’t think the man reads comics but rather reads about them on Tumblr or something, which is the popular thing to do now a days anyway. As for Carol. No, she’s unsalvageably boring. Marvel cannot make her interesting despite endlessly trying to make her their Wondy equivalent for nigh a decade. She is mind-numbingly dull. So you include the most boring character in the Avengers next to Black Widow, a character with 3 issues to her name…and not Monica Rambeau? You know, the black female Captain Marvel who’s actually interesting and has been around for 30 years? Yeah, that’s a man who don’t read comics.

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Nothing Carol will ever do will be as awesome as a single page of Nextwave

Next, two more reasons Luke doesn’t have any idea what he’s talking about:

  1. T’Challa is most likely getting a movie. Marvel has hinted at it for Phase III along with Doctor Strange. 

  2. Luke Cage and Danny Rand are getting a TV show along with Dardevil and Jessica Jones. This will end in a Defenders mini series and maybe a film. How much did he even research this? Like 5 seconds?


Next, screw actually liking Ororo/T’Challa. Their marriage was stupid and only existed because, “Oh look, two black people. They should get married”. That’s pure fucking racism at its finest and this guy saying he wants more diversity in comic films likes it and thinks there should be more of it? Uhhh.

At least these two have SOMETHING in common

At least these two have SOMETHING in common

Last and most importantly; why does Luke hate “Ant-Man”? I put that in quotes because he acts like there’s only one, Hank Pym, who, despite being so “lame” is Scientist Supreme of the fucking Earth. Yes, that means he is a greater actual scientist than Reed Richards and Tony Stark. He is the Doc Strange of SCIENCE.

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He doesn’t seem to know that there are actually three Ant-Men; Eric O’Grady, a hilarious asshole, and Scott Lang, basically the only single father in comics whose story is beyond tragic. But no, it’s just Hank Pym. And why does Luke hate him again? Oh yeah, because 35 years ago he was having a schizophrenic breakdown and hit Janet after she spent like 3 pages yelling at him about how bad he screwed up, again. Tony Stark commits genocide and is a specist dick? Cool. Hal Jordan murders an entire planet and destroys the entire Green Lantern Corps? It’s okay, Hal we forgive you. Hank Pym suffers from a mental break and hits someone? IRREDEEMABLE.

Norman's butt status = #shreked

Norman’s butt status = #shreked

Hank is one of the most awesome characters in Marvel and certainly one of the most well-developed. This is a motherfucker who was always destined to be a super villain. He developed technology that lets him make ants giant and control them. That is supervillain shit. He suffers from a myriad of psychological disorders and coping with his constant anxiety is a major issue for him. He created Ultron, a fucking galaxy-destroying super robot, basically on accident and he has to deal with that guilt every single day. He literally cannot do anything right no matter how hard he tries. He is the ultimate underdog. The only person with a more miserable life than Hank is Matt Freaking Murdoc, the sadest-life king. Probably why they’re bros. Parker luck my ass, try Murdoc and Pym luck some time, Petey.

Genius is pain

Genius is pain

He has a kid with Tigra from the time she had sex with a Skrull and is trying hard to be devoted to her even though things are super hawkward and he had no actual contribution to that kids existence. Oh and, by the by, that second wife of his that everyone is always bringing up, Janet Van Dyne (who is actually an intolerable character if you read anything with her in it), yeah he spends every waking moment trying to bring her back from the dead. It should also be pointed out that she more or less coerced him into marrying her because she looked like his dead first wife and he was suffering from severe depression over her death.

I’m tired of hearing that he has lame powers. He can change the size of anything with Pym particles, which is pretty damn impressive and overpowered as shit when you think about it for more than five seconds. Once he became so large that he was bigger than the universe itself and defeated his opponent by having him glimpse the ‘I AM’ of the wheel of reality, i.e. incomprehensible godspace and barely escaped with his…somewhat sanity. So lame, right? Here, see for yourself.

That's some fucked up G. Morrison shit. Also, are dreams reality?

That’s some fucked up G. Morrison shit. Also, are dreams reality?

On that note, he’s a superhero with bipolar disorder and a guy who generally has to deal with intense psychological problems. He is always on the verge of another breakdown. Don’t want to represent someone with a psychological disorder in a movie now do we? Because that’s a portion of the population that is so frequently in films and always gets awesome treatment and is never made into a caricature. 

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That was sarcasm.

In short, the man is always just about to lose all his shit and going full villain but he doesn’t, because despite everything he still feels he has to try. He has fucked up more than anyone and he doesn’t give up. What a cool message.

RIP in Piece

RIP in Piece

I mean, no he’s lame, LOL! Ants are so lame! I saw a picture on the internet where he slapped a woman. Wow, he’s lame and a sexist! 

Please, someone stop Luke McKinney from writing articles about comics until he reads them. Anyone who’s ever read any comics ever can tell he’s completely full of shit and looked that garbage up on Wikipedia.

Now everyone STAHP talking shit about Hank Pym.


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N’aix got a ticket to ride and he don’t care.

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Enchantress and WR are BFFs

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I did too many arts today. Jensen is love. 

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Echo AKA Maya Lopez AKA Ronin (Daredevil).

I miss her. RIP in piece :<

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Dacey Mormont overlooking the Stark camp in the morning.

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shots shots shts shots*

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