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1 year ago | 514 notes

fashiontipsfromcomicstrips:

Superman cutout-back dress, by Cation Designs

I’m floored by how Cindy of Cation Designs incorporated the cutout-back trend with the iconic Superman shield for her Super-dress. It’s a simple, yet chic update on both party dresses and comic fashion. I’m inspired to create something similar with this stash of Superman fabric that I’ve had for over a year now.

Via FASHION TIPS FROM COMIC STRIPS
1 year ago | 31 notes
knightkeladry:

Wonder Woman & Steve Trevor
omg lol it’s like the Brone Age comic writers travelled to the future, saw the Superman/WW fauxmance, travelled back to their own time and wrote this comic to make fun of the DC editors from 2012.

knightkeladry:

Wonder Woman & Steve Trevor

omg lol it’s like the Brone Age comic writers travelled to the future, saw the Superman/WW fauxmance, travelled back to their own time and wrote this comic to make fun of the DC editors from 2012.

Via Lois Lane is a BAMF
1 year ago | 68 notes

godstaff:

therearecertainshadesoflimelight:

quietlyandclearly:

godstaff:

quietlyandclearly:

godstaff:

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.

Superman/Lois Lane fans chose to live in denial. They keep telling everyone how a great couple SM/LL are…well, mostly how great Lois is… Anyway! They are ignoring the fact that, when DC finally sealed the deal between them it was just an editorial decision: they were great together because writers decided so, not because it was a pairing made in heaven, as many Clois/Lois fans claim.

In order to do that, DC took the painful decision of making Clark and Lois something entirely different of what they were for fifty years: she was made into a heroine reporter so she can deserve him. Her moral standards were placed above anyone else’s, she became courageous and compasive, instead of the pain in the ass she usually was. He was turned into a wimp, with no power of decision by himself, completely submitted to Lois will and needs, and whose heroic mission fell second to Lois’ well being. The Iron age of the Man of Steel showed us the most flawed Superman ever. Not entirely because of Lois, to be fair.

I’m not fooling myself, of course, and I know that SM/WW is also an editorial move destined to boost sells (which, so far, is paying off handsomely). The difference is DC doesn’t need to change who they are in order for them to be together. He or she needn’t stop what they’re doing to save the other because they are doing the same: saving everyone, and they are probably doing it together, also. Their love life won’t interfere with their mission because their mission is the same.
They understand each other like no one else could.
He doesn’t need a human to understand humans, because he grew among them, learning to love and care for them.
She’s lived in isolation most of her life, and when she finally came to the world of man, was kept wrapped in cotton balls by government idiots to “protect” her from the evils of society, evils she was supposed to fight, so she needs a little coaching, still, but not in the form of a lesson, but as a life style, a chance to know who and what is she fighting for from the inside, and he can walk her through it for just a while. In time, she will teach him what she knows, where she comes from and why she’s doing the hero’s job.
That’s what a couple of equals do: introducing each other into the other’s world, until they can find or made one of their own.

This union, even though a forced one as well (I’m not that naive), feels a lot more natural, with a lot of benefits for both of them. Yes, THAT one you’re thinking of right now as well.
There’s a lot of potential here, not the same story told over and over ad infinitum.

If it ends before it can fulfill it’s potential or, as some said, he’s biding his time with Diana until he can be with the one, the only, the iconic, the magnificent and extraordinary Lois Lane, it would be a pity, a wasted opportunity for something really interesting.

It can happen.

I just hope that SM/WW relationship gets a chance, and when it stops being interesting, when all stories about them were told, then DC can pull the plug on them, and Clark can return to the one, the only, the iconic, the magnificent and extraordinary Lois Lane.

Oh, well! It’s just comic book characters, anyway.

Happy New Year!

“…so she can deserve him…”

#everydaysexism

Ah, the sexism card! How I’d missed it!

FYI, I would have said the same about Steve Trevor being boosted to deserve Diana, if only I consider him important enough to consider him.

Gots to be honest; I care less about your hypothetical foray into the world of equal opportunity sexism (with the troubling superhero eugenics undertones) and more about your turn of phrase in the highlighted case.

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now Tumblr is a public forum. You can be provocative and careless, but if you want to avoid backlash, perhaps not both.

You considered Steve Trevor important enough to bash in several posts a few weeks ago until Ragnell made a complete ass of you.  

Either way,  whether you consider Trevor important or not is really beside the point.  Geoff Johns thought Trevor was important enough that he wasn’t able to even write the current relationship in Justice League without first manipulating Diana into a position in which she had to be in love with Trevor and be completely devastated over possibly losing him in order to get her to the point where she would even consider a relationship with Superman.

Now, Trevor is on the Jusice League of America team that is supposedly going to be challenging the decisions of this new “alliance.”   So yeah. I’d be worried about Trevor as he’s been set up as the noble hero that Diana loved.

Is Steve Trevor as threatening as Lois Lane?  No, he’s not as famous at this point in time due to Lois and Clark’s domination in media properties for the last 50 years and Wonder Woman’s complete shut-out in terms of media exposure.  But if the Wonder Woman TV show gets off the ground on the CW next year…I would prepare to start viewing Steve Trevor as a threat that should probably concern you.   Because the CW is really bad at alot of stuff.  But creating sexy, romantic drama between a superhero and his/her civilian love interest isn’t one of them.

First of all: Happy New Year!

Second: I don’t need anyone’s help to make an ass of myself. FYI: I swept the floor with Ragnell.

Third: This is the end of the discussion from my part. The moment you made yourself present marks the beginning of the endless reblogging of your last incisive, clever and illuminated comment, ignoring everything I may or may not say from now on, so, why bother?

Fourth: Clois fans live in denial.

Fifth: Congrats on the lane called Lois. Seriously.

Swept the floor?

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1 year ago | 61 notes
quietprofanity:

therearecertainshadesoflimelight:

fanboy-news-network:


Fanboy News Network: Saving Lois Lane
Looking at How DC is mistreating Lois Lane as a character, and also how desperate they are to have us like the Superman/Wonder Woman paring.
http://www.fanboynewsnetwork.com/saving-lois-lane/


Excellent article that raises some good points.  
I can tell you exactly why they are continuing the desperate PR for this stunt:  because outside of the same few shippers that comment on every single article singing their praises….this “stunt” has not been received the way they thought it was going to.
1.  The facts are that the Justice League Book has not gained any new readers from this stunt.  None.   In fact,  the sales on the book are actually below what they were in August of 2012 when the stunt was first announced.   Collectors bought Issue #12 for the cover but the publicity (publicity that I guarantee you they spent a fortune on because that stuff doesn’t come for free)  did not translate into ongoing sales for the book.
2. The sales on the Superman titles are in decline.  ComicsBeat went over this in clear and hard terms with numbers just a few days ago.   At this point, the sales on Action are in a continuous decline—-a decline that only promises to increase once Morrison leaves the title in a few months.   In fact, Action Comics is the book that has suffered the greatest loss of readership since the new 52.  The sales on the Superman book are, right now, about equal to what they were before JMS drove the title into the ground with the Superman: Grounded arc.   What that means is that despite DC Comics using the marriage and Lois Lane as a scapegoat in a disgusting sexist fashion last year….the company was WRONG.   The changes made to the character—-making him darker, making him more violent, erasing the marriage, marginalizing Lois, pairing him with Wonder Woman—-have done absolutely NOTHING to increase the sales on Superman.   The sales are in decline. 
3.  Fact:  Several extremely prominent and beloved creators with long histories at DC Comics walked from the Superman books because the Superman/Wonder Woman romance was forced on them.   This is common knowledge.  People have been talking and it’s out there.
Ask people in the know and you’ll be stunned at just how many people thought this was an absolutely horrible and stupid idea that degraded both Diana and Lois.  Dig further and learn that even many of those who are forced to tow the company line right now and pretend to promote it aren’t in favor of it and will welcome the end.
4. Within 24 hours of the Man of Steel trailer hitting,  images of Superman and Lois Lane clasping hands for 2 seconds in the trailer had thousands upon thousands of notes on them and were all over the internet.   The trailer has been viewed upwards of 11 million times at this point.
5. Fact.  As of 2 days ago,  Smallville Season 11 issues #1 and #2 were both outselling both other Superman titles and the Justice League title on the Amazon Kindle.   Tvguide confirms that the book will be getting it’s own expanded universe on off-weeks to build their own Justice League because the interest in the book across the digital arena has been so great.
Ask yourself what kind of company has a trailer hit for a potential billion dollar franchise with one of the most beloved and popular actresses working in Hollywood starring as the heroine in the film—-the trailer gets 11 million views in the United States alone within days before it even hits movie screens—-images of said woman get thousands and upon thousands of comments within days—-and then that company—-instead of leveraging that publicity writes a desperate blog post attempting once again to talk up the Superman/Wonder Woman coupling in over the top, desperate language.
Why are they being desperate?  Because their sales didn’t go up.  Despite all the marketing and all the money they put in it—-despite all the facebook posts and blogs trying to remove Lois Lane from existence—-their sales did not go up.   They lost creative talent who hated the concept.   The Superman books are in decline.   The Wonder Woman title is hanging in there only because it hasn’t been touched by this yet. Because Azzarello didn’t want it in his book, presumably.  
So let them write their desperate blog posts for the same few fans who comment on them every single time.   What they want is attention people.  They don’t just want good attention—-they also want bad attention.  Right now?  They aren’t really getting either.   People have either walked or just aren’t interested in buying it.  They have other things to buy.  They can stick to other versions of Superman or Wonder Woman they like more.   When they write desperate posts like that they want hits on their blog.  That’s the purpose of it.   They want people to curse at them on their blog because at least it’s attention of some kind instead of apathy.
I also think campaigns, while well intentioned, are very difficult this time of year.   The Holidays are busy for all and people are not around as much on social networking sites. 
In the meantime, I’m going to continue to enjoy Smallville Season 11 and continue to wish Bryan Q. Miller the absolute success.  I’m going to continue to hope that Diana gets her own damn franchise to shine and kick ass and be the wonderful heroine she is. I’m going to continue to enjoy the DVD’s I own of every single Superman property viewed by millions of people across the globe that feature Lois Lane in a starring role.  And I’m going to wait for the billion dollar movie that is opening next June with one of the best actresses of her generation in the role.  I’m going to celebrate Amy’s 4th Golden Globe nomination.  I’m going to celebrate Amy when she gets her 4th Oscar nomination in the span of 6 years.   I’m going to focus on what I love and let this entire situation continue to sink itself.  Because it will.   Everyone is going to have to be patient and continue to endure bullshit.  But it will sink itself.  

I hate to say it, but you guys sound a lot like we did when Marvel created “One More Day.” I wish you guys the best, but I’m cynical.

I’ve no doubt that DC is trying to copy One More Day.  Thing is, while Marvel apparently had some good Spider-man creators lined up after OMD DC has not managed to get anyone good enough on Superman to up the sales.  They hoped the mere act of getting rid of Lois and pairing Superman with WW would magically raise the sales and they wouldn’t have to put any effort into writing a story that’s entertaining enough to draw in people despite the loss of Lois.

They failed.  That’s why I for one am less pessimistic that this will blow over than I was with OMD.  The followup to OMD was nearly universally praised.  DC, however, is awful at creating a worthwhile Superman story without Lois Lane.

quietprofanity:

therearecertainshadesoflimelight:

fanboy-news-network:

Fanboy News Network: Saving Lois Lane

Looking at How DC is mistreating Lois Lane as a character, and also how desperate they are to have us like the Superman/Wonder Woman paring.

http://www.fanboynewsnetwork.com/saving-lois-lane/

Excellent article that raises some good points.  

I can tell you exactly why they are continuing the desperate PR for this stunt:  because outside of the same few shippers that comment on every single article singing their praises….this “stunt” has not been received the way they thought it was going to.

1.  The facts are that the Justice League Book has not gained any new readers from this stunt.  None.   In fact,  the sales on the book are actually below what they were in August of 2012 when the stunt was first announced.   Collectors bought Issue #12 for the cover but the publicity (publicity that I guarantee you they spent a fortune on because that stuff doesn’t come for free)  did not translate into ongoing sales for the book.

2. The sales on the Superman titles are in decline.  ComicsBeat went over this in clear and hard terms with numbers just a few days ago.   At this point, the sales on Action are in a continuous decline—-a decline that only promises to increase once Morrison leaves the title in a few months.   In fact, Action Comics is the book that has suffered the greatest loss of readership since the new 52.  The sales on the Superman book are, right now, about equal to what they were before JMS drove the title into the ground with the Superman: Grounded arc.   What that means is that despite DC Comics using the marriage and Lois Lane as a scapegoat in a disgusting sexist fashion last year….the company was WRONG.   The changes made to the character—-making him darker, making him more violent, erasing the marriage, marginalizing Lois, pairing him with Wonder Woman—-have done absolutely NOTHING to increase the sales on Superman.   The sales are in decline. 

3.  Fact:  Several extremely prominent and beloved creators with long histories at DC Comics walked from the Superman books because the Superman/Wonder Woman romance was forced on them.   This is common knowledge.  People have been talking and it’s out there.

Ask people in the know and you’ll be stunned at just how many people thought this was an absolutely horrible and stupid idea that degraded both Diana and Lois.  Dig further and learn that even many of those who are forced to tow the company line right now and pretend to promote it aren’t in favor of it and will welcome the end.

4. Within 24 hours of the Man of Steel trailer hitting,  images of Superman and Lois Lane clasping hands for 2 seconds in the trailer had thousands upon thousands of notes on them and were all over the internet.   The trailer has been viewed upwards of 11 million times at this point.

5. Fact.  As of 2 days ago,  Smallville Season 11 issues #1 and #2 were both outselling both other Superman titles and the Justice League title on the Amazon Kindle.   Tvguide confirms that the book will be getting it’s own expanded universe on off-weeks to build their own Justice League because the interest in the book across the digital arena has been so great.

Ask yourself what kind of company has a trailer hit for a potential billion dollar franchise with one of the most beloved and popular actresses working in Hollywood starring as the heroine in the film—-the trailer gets 11 million views in the United States alone within days before it even hits movie screens—-images of said woman get thousands and upon thousands of comments within days—-and then that company—-instead of leveraging that publicity writes a desperate blog post attempting once again to talk up the Superman/Wonder Woman coupling in over the top, desperate language.

Why are they being desperate?  Because their sales didn’t go up.  Despite all the marketing and all the money they put in it—-despite all the facebook posts and blogs trying to remove Lois Lane from existence—-their sales did not go up.   They lost creative talent who hated the concept.   The Superman books are in decline.   The Wonder Woman title is hanging in there only because it hasn’t been touched by this yet. Because Azzarello didn’t want it in his book, presumably.  

So let them write their desperate blog posts for the same few fans who comment on them every single time.   What they want is attention people.  They don’t just want good attention—-they also want bad attention.  Right now?  They aren’t really getting either.   People have either walked or just aren’t interested in buying it.  They have other things to buy.  They can stick to other versions of Superman or Wonder Woman they like more.   When they write desperate posts like that they want hits on their blog.  That’s the purpose of it.   They want people to curse at them on their blog because at least it’s attention of some kind instead of apathy.

I also think campaigns, while well intentioned, are very difficult this time of year.   The Holidays are busy for all and people are not around as much on social networking sites. 

In the meantime, I’m going to continue to enjoy Smallville Season 11 and continue to wish Bryan Q. Miller the absolute success.  I’m going to continue to hope that Diana gets her own damn franchise to shine and kick ass and be the wonderful heroine she is. I’m going to continue to enjoy the DVD’s I own of every single Superman property viewed by millions of people across the globe that feature Lois Lane in a starring role.  And I’m going to wait for the billion dollar movie that is opening next June with one of the best actresses of her generation in the role.  I’m going to celebrate Amy’s 4th Golden Globe nomination.  I’m going to celebrate Amy when she gets her 4th Oscar nomination in the span of 6 years.   I’m going to focus on what I love and let this entire situation continue to sink itself.  Because it will.   Everyone is going to have to be patient and continue to endure bullshit.  But it will sink itself.  

I hate to say it, but you guys sound a lot like we did when Marvel created “One More Day.” I wish you guys the best, but I’m cynical.

I’ve no doubt that DC is trying to copy One More Day. Thing is, while Marvel apparently had some good Spider-man creators lined up after OMD DC has not managed to get anyone good enough on Superman to up the sales. They hoped the mere act of getting rid of Lois and pairing Superman with WW would magically raise the sales and they wouldn’t have to put any effort into writing a story that’s entertaining enough to draw in people despite the loss of Lois.

They failed. That’s why I for one am less pessimistic that this will blow over than I was with OMD. The followup to OMD was nearly universally praised. DC, however, is awful at creating a worthwhile Superman story without Lois Lane.

Via I Longfic, Therefore I GRRM
1 year ago | 61 notes
therearecertainshadesoflimelight:

fanboy-news-network:


Fanboy News Network: Saving Lois Lane
Looking at How DC is mistreating Lois Lane as a character, and also how desperate they are to have us like the Superman/Wonder Woman paring.
http://www.fanboynewsnetwork.com/saving-lois-lane/


Excellent article that raises some good points.  
I can tell you exactly why they are continuing the desperate PR for this stunt:  because outside of the same few shippers that comment on every single article singing their praises….this “stunt” has not been received the way they thought it was going to.
1.  The facts are that the Justice League Book has not gained any new readers from this stunt.  None.   In fact,  the sales on the book are actually below what they were in August of 2012 when the stunt was first announced.   Collectors bought Issue #12 for the cover but the publicity (publicity that I guarantee you they spent a fortune on because that stuff doesn’t come for free)  did not translate into ongoing sales for the book.
2. The sales on the Superman titles are in decline.  ComicsBeat went over this in clear and hard terms with numbers just a few days ago.   At this point, the sales on Action are in a continuous decline—-a decline that only promises to increase once Morrison leaves the title in a few months.   In fact, Action Comics is the book that has suffered the greatest loss of readership since the new 52.  The sales on the Superman book are, right now, about equal to what they were before JMS drove the title into the ground with the Superman: Grounded arc.   What that means is that despite DC Comics using the marriage and Lois Lane as a scapegoat in a disgusting sexist fashion last year….the company was WRONG.   The changes made to the character—-making him darker, making him more violent, erasing the marriage, marginalizing Lois, pairing him with Wonder Woman—-have done absolutely NOTHING to increase the sales on Superman.   The sales are in decline. 
3.  Fact:  Several extremely prominent and beloved creators with long histories at DC Comics walked from the Superman books because the Superman/Wonder Woman romance was forced on them.   This is common knowledge.  People have been talking and it’s out there.
Ask people in the know and you’ll be stunned at just how many people thought this was an absolutely horrible and stupid idea that degraded both Diana and Lois.  Dig further and learn that even many of those who are forced to tow the company line right now and pretend to promote it aren’t in favor of it and will welcome the end.
4. Within 24 hours of the Man of Steel trailer hitting,  images of Superman and Lois Lane clasping hands for 2 seconds in the trailer had thousands upon thousands of notes on them and were all over the internet.   The trailer has been viewed upwards of 11 million times at this point.
5. Fact.  As of 2 days ago,  Smallville Season 11 issues #1 and #2 were both outselling both other Superman titles and the Justice League title on the Amazon Kindle.   Tvguide confirms that the book will be getting it’s own expanded universe on off-weeks to build their own Justice League because the interest in the book across the digital arena has been so great.
Ask yourself what kind of company has a trailer hit for a potential billion dollar franchise with one of the most beloved and popular actresses working in Hollywood starring as the heroine in the film—-the trailer gets 11 million views in the United States alone within days before it even hits movie screens—-images of said woman get thousands and upon thousands of comments within days—-and then that company—-instead of leveraging that publicity writes a desperate blog post attempting once again to talk up the Superman/Wonder Woman coupling in over the top, desperate language.
Why are they being desperate?  Because their sales didn’t go up.  Despite all the marketing and all the money they put in it—-despite all the facebook posts and blogs trying to remove Lois Lane from existence—-their sales did not go up.   They lost creative talent who hated the concept.   The Superman books are in decline.   The Wonder Woman title is hanging in there only because it hasn’t been touched by this yet. Because Azzarello didn’t want it in his book, presumably.  
So let them write their desperate blog posts for the same few fans who comment on them every single time.   What they want is attention people.  They don’t just want good attention—-they also want bad attention.  Right now?  They aren’t really getting either.   People have either walked or just aren’t interested in buying it.  They have other things to buy.  They can stick to other versions of Superman or Wonder Woman they like more.   When they write desperate posts like that they want hits on their blog.  That’s the purpose of it.   They want people to curse at them on their blog because at least it’s attention of some kind instead of apathy.
I also think campaigns, while well intentioned, are very difficult this time of year.   The Holidays are busy for all and people are not around as much on social networking sites. 
In the meantime, I’m going to continue to enjoy Smallville Season 11 and continue to wish Bryan Q. Miller the absolute success.  I’m going to continue to hope that Diana gets her own damn franchise to shine and kick ass and be the wonderful heroine she is. I’m going to continue to enjoy the DVD’s I own of every single Superman property viewed by millions of people across the globe that feature Lois Lane in a starring role.  And I’m going to wait for the billion dollar movie that is opening next June with one of the best actresses of her generation in the role.  I’m going to celebrate Amy’s 4th Golden Globe nomination.  I’m going to celebrate Amy when she gets her 4th Oscar nomination in the span of 6 years.   I’m going to focus on what I love and let this entire situation continue to sink itself.  Because it will.   Everyone is going to have to be patient and continue to endure bullshit.  But it will sink itself.  

therearecertainshadesoflimelight:

fanboy-news-network:

Fanboy News Network: Saving Lois Lane

Looking at How DC is mistreating Lois Lane as a character, and also how desperate they are to have us like the Superman/Wonder Woman paring.

http://www.fanboynewsnetwork.com/saving-lois-lane/

Excellent article that raises some good points.  

I can tell you exactly why they are continuing the desperate PR for this stunt:  because outside of the same few shippers that comment on every single article singing their praises….this “stunt” has not been received the way they thought it was going to.

1.  The facts are that the Justice League Book has not gained any new readers from this stunt.  None.   In fact,  the sales on the book are actually below what they were in August of 2012 when the stunt was first announced.   Collectors bought Issue #12 for the cover but the publicity (publicity that I guarantee you they spent a fortune on because that stuff doesn’t come for free)  did not translate into ongoing sales for the book.

2. The sales on the Superman titles are in decline.  ComicsBeat went over this in clear and hard terms with numbers just a few days ago.   At this point, the sales on Action are in a continuous decline—-a decline that only promises to increase once Morrison leaves the title in a few months.   In fact, Action Comics is the book that has suffered the greatest loss of readership since the new 52.  The sales on the Superman book are, right now, about equal to what they were before JMS drove the title into the ground with the Superman: Grounded arc.   What that means is that despite DC Comics using the marriage and Lois Lane as a scapegoat in a disgusting sexist fashion last year….the company was WRONG.   The changes made to the character—-making him darker, making him more violent, erasing the marriage, marginalizing Lois, pairing him with Wonder Woman—-have done absolutely NOTHING to increase the sales on Superman.   The sales are in decline. 

3.  Fact:  Several extremely prominent and beloved creators with long histories at DC Comics walked from the Superman books because the Superman/Wonder Woman romance was forced on them.   This is common knowledge.  People have been talking and it’s out there.

Ask people in the know and you’ll be stunned at just how many people thought this was an absolutely horrible and stupid idea that degraded both Diana and Lois.  Dig further and learn that even many of those who are forced to tow the company line right now and pretend to promote it aren’t in favor of it and will welcome the end.

4. Within 24 hours of the Man of Steel trailer hitting,  images of Superman and Lois Lane clasping hands for 2 seconds in the trailer had thousands upon thousands of notes on them and were all over the internet.   The trailer has been viewed upwards of 11 million times at this point.

5. Fact.  As of 2 days ago,  Smallville Season 11 issues #1 and #2 were both outselling both other Superman titles and the Justice League title on the Amazon Kindle.   Tvguide confirms that the book will be getting it’s own expanded universe on off-weeks to build their own Justice League because the interest in the book across the digital arena has been so great.

Ask yourself what kind of company has a trailer hit for a potential billion dollar franchise with one of the most beloved and popular actresses working in Hollywood starring as the heroine in the film—-the trailer gets 11 million views in the United States alone within days before it even hits movie screens—-images of said woman get thousands and upon thousands of comments within days—-and then that company—-instead of leveraging that publicity writes a desperate blog post attempting once again to talk up the Superman/Wonder Woman coupling in over the top, desperate language.

Why are they being desperate?  Because their sales didn’t go up.  Despite all the marketing and all the money they put in it—-despite all the facebook posts and blogs trying to remove Lois Lane from existence—-their sales did not go up.   They lost creative talent who hated the concept.   The Superman books are in decline.   The Wonder Woman title is hanging in there only because it hasn’t been touched by this yet. Because Azzarello didn’t want it in his book, presumably.  

So let them write their desperate blog posts for the same few fans who comment on them every single time.   What they want is attention people.  They don’t just want good attention—-they also want bad attention.  Right now?  They aren’t really getting either.   People have either walked or just aren’t interested in buying it.  They have other things to buy.  They can stick to other versions of Superman or Wonder Woman they like more.   When they write desperate posts like that they want hits on their blog.  That’s the purpose of it.   They want people to curse at them on their blog because at least it’s attention of some kind instead of apathy.

I also think campaigns, while well intentioned, are very difficult this time of year.   The Holidays are busy for all and people are not around as much on social networking sites. 

In the meantime, I’m going to continue to enjoy Smallville Season 11 and continue to wish Bryan Q. Miller the absolute success.  I’m going to continue to hope that Diana gets her own damn franchise to shine and kick ass and be the wonderful heroine she is. I’m going to continue to enjoy the DVD’s I own of every single Superman property viewed by millions of people across the globe that feature Lois Lane in a starring role.  And I’m going to wait for the billion dollar movie that is opening next June with one of the best actresses of her generation in the role.  I’m going to celebrate Amy’s 4th Golden Globe nomination.  I’m going to celebrate Amy when she gets her 4th Oscar nomination in the span of 6 years.   I’m going to focus on what I love and let this entire situation continue to sink itself.  Because it will.   Everyone is going to have to be patient and continue to endure bullshit.  But it will sink itself.  

Via Certain Shades of Limelight
1 year ago | 61 notes
fanboy-news-network:

Fanboy News Network: Saving Lois Lane
Looking at How DC is mistreating Lois Lane as a character, and also how desperate they are to have us like the Superman/Wonder Woman paring.
http://www.fanboynewsnetwork.com/saving-lois-lane/

fanboy-news-network:

Fanboy News Network: Saving Lois Lane

Looking at How DC is mistreating Lois Lane as a character, and also how desperate they are to have us like the Superman/Wonder Woman paring.

http://www.fanboynewsnetwork.com/saving-lois-lane/

Via Certain Shades of Limelight
1 year ago | 10 notes

godstaff:

Wonder Woman #130 - 1962

Steve’s an idiot who only cares about looks.

Still, Diana want’s to make him jealous, to let him see what he’s missing.

Who does she choose for the task? Yes, “this is a job for…” you know the rest.

I adore the Kanigher run dearie, but he had a tendancy to undermine his own lessons in these things. Allow me to explain what’s going on, my dear, because I’ve written on Wonder Woman #130 before. You just need to consider two things:

1) Wonder Woman and Diana Prince are identical, with the exception of glasses. In other issues in the Silver Age, Steve has actually seen Diana in a bathing suit or the WONDER WOMAN OUTFIT but the presence of the glasses marks her as Diana. And yes, you are an idiot if you think the beauty of Aphrodite is hidden by a fucking pair of glasses. Check the Andru art, baby. Prince is nerd-hot in a form-flattering uniform and Steve has no interest. What’s the considerably more substantial difference? Behavior. WW displays strength and heroism while Diana disappears when there’s trouble. Steve’s attracted to a hero.

2) This man is on a date with a woman who three times changes the shape of her body. (You merely showed the last one.) He attempts to continue the date in private the first two times. (He stuck it out in the issue where she grew into a 50-foot Wonder Woman, after all) but on the third he’s weirded out. He sees something’s wrong, but she doesn’t seem to notice. WW’s got a weird life and knows how to care for herself so maybe he wanted to take a little break, like the time she was hallucinating lions and threw him against the wall accidentally.

Diana’s not thinking clearly in the issue, talking to herself in the mirror, trying to make him break his dates, or else she’d stop focusing on this tricking him silliness and start ACTING heroic as Diana. (And behaving heroic as Diana is what always gets him to notice Diana.) Instead, she picks someone who is just as inept at courtship as she is to continue her cruel prank.

Now, either you are interpreting this story like a logic-impaired Silver Age comic character or you enjoy displaying Diana’s silliest, most illogical behavior for all the world to see. I think you’re just applying the same imagination deficiency many apply to Superman comics. There’s an inability to view the stories through the eyes of anyone other than the POV character that makes people think poorly of supporting players like Steve and Lois, when if you consider how the story appears through their eyes and how the heroes appear through their eyes their behavior makes more sense and the heroes seem unconscionably dickish at times.

Either way, I’d leave this one alone and go back to trolling the Superfans, man. You will never know more about Wonder Woman comics than I do.

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1 year ago | 81 notes

Carpe Diem

nikkysounbit:

There’s no denying that Lois Lane’s role in the Superman mythology has been and is being systematically diminished. Are you wondering why? the answer is simple: DC Comics has been trying to diminish Lois’ role in the Superman story by writing her in such a poor way to justify putting Superman with Wonder Woman for their latest sales stunt. You would think that a character like Lois Lane would be treated with more respect than what she’s currently receiving.

She was important, she was admired without having to wear a cape or a magic lasso. Now she’s just another poorly executed character brought to us by DC Comics.


So for those who are saying “I haven’t seen one thing from previous writers, that would suggest that there is some intentional character assassination being perpetrated against the poor and pitiable Lois Lane, crushed under the jackboot heel of corporate driven misogyny.”  here are the facts:

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1 year ago | 12 notes

I think the key thing for “Team Steve” to realize is that obviously this current situation is more of The top 3 at DC Comics doing more and more to disable Diana. I do not think in a million years that the Diana character would ever choose Kal over Steve. She would see the strength of spirit set against a backdrop of human vulnerability and Steve would win every time. This statement is just another reflection of how wrong the New 52 Diana is being handled. I don’t hate the New 52…quite the opposite actually. I just think that the boat is being crashed against the rocks over and over and over where Diana is concerned.

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