May 21, 2013, 11:59am
Yes; the DC writers really should get out more and - perhaps - even meet some real women, observe how they look, dress, act, speak. I seriously doubt that the interaction will prove much of a treat for the women involved - but good may come of it in the end. One can only hope.
Originally Posted by Ridureyu
The way DC do things - certainly when vandalizing their way through MotU - just shows the stereotypes about comic-book writers to be hideously true - at least in their case.
Ironic, isn't it, that they can't even get such things right in a fantasy world which isn't very much like Earth at all? It ought to be really easy - especially with a huge canon of widely-accepted characterizations to draw on.....
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This new review of Ongoing #2 (and there are not a lot of them out there) makes the selfsame point about the treatment of women in MotU by DC.
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May 21, 2013, 11:34pm
In addition to the bios there are also four mini-comics, which came with some of the Classics action figures. Those are part of the same canon as the bios.
Originally Posted by Scriptor
The information in the narrative thread is taken (mostly word-for-word) directly from the bios/comics, and simply helps organize the events into chronological order. Until Mattel puts something similar on MattyCollector, it's the closest thing to an "official" summary of the Classics story that we have.