1. "In a chat afterwards, Joe [Quesada, Chief Creative Officer at Marvel Entertainment] told me that he’d love to make a tentpole [sic] movie with a female lead, but that he really doesn’t think there is an actress right now who could carry it, or a character that would work either."

    Are you fucking kidding me?!?

    Read the whole article, it is a much more thorough and coherent rant about this quote than I could come up with right now. Since I am pretty much just sitting here, spluttering with rage.

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      One step forward, 900 steps back.
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      UGH! Right? I keep hearing that Black Widow is a C-lister character but so is Thor. How many people knew there was a...
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      Oh, these are not by any stretch my only problems with comics. I was focusing on the sexism because the discussion was...
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      The problem is with not getting your content through comics is that it means that there will never be better comic book...
    7. lifeofkj reblogged this from lirillith and added:
      Bolding is mine, because this explains a lot. Clearly I do not understand Jie Quesada, nor am I relevant to him, because...
    8. anderjolras reblogged this from jancola and added:
      This. It really, honestly, is laziness on the part of writers and producers. It isn’t that there aren’t female...
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      I bet he gets along great with Dan DiDio. -_-
    13. sakuratsukikage reblogged this from lifeofkj and added:
      Oh holy fuck. What, Joe Quesada, what. I know you’re an idiotic misogynistic pig, but REALLY? GAH.
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      I am literally incoherent with fury right now. I simply cannot fathom how this is a legitimate point of view from...