In case you're wondering how Orscon Scott Card writing Ultimate Iron Man affects it: he smoothly transitions from overt racism to overt homophobia across all issues, then dials it up in part II.
"Oooh, these tickle. Don't go using these nanobots to peek inside my pants, Tony."
Bringing queer coded villains/near villains into the '00s. I'm glad they wrote all this out of the canon. #comics
When us queer folk tell you we don't want to touch anything made my bigots, this is why. He makes cracks like this for 10 comics! On top of the racism all over.
Card used this as an excuse to keep being awful. I sat through it, but the reading guide says I don't need to. And you shouldn't either. #comics
Tired: "Can we separate the artist's views from their work?"
Wired: "Can the artist separate their views from their work?"
It's not a matter of separating an artist from their work. Except in rare cases, the views we find so abhorrent are deeply embedded in their work. The self-awareness required to not do that almost always means they aren't awful in the first place!
@Kye Good lord!
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