Opinion from a Libertarian ViewPoint

Posts Tagged ‘New York Comic Con’

Whap! Pow! Fans Boot Defense Contractor Out of Marvel Comics | The American Conservative

Posted by M. C. on October 12, 2017

Comics have been going diverse, PC and SJW on us of late.  Apparently there are limits.  Shame on Marvel for wanting to accept the mark of the beast.

Over the weekend, something remarkable happened at, of all places, the New York Comic Con. Fan protests broke out surrounding Marvel Comics’ announcement of a joint venture with U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman. In short order,Marvel had scrapped the joint venture entirely.

The plan was an unsubtle attempt to thread the military industry leaders into the Marvel comic book universe—and in a positive light—introducing a Northrop Grumman-armed team working with the iconic Avengers for some sort joint adventure. Northrop officials said this was intended to emphasize the value of science and aerospace technology for readers. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged: , , , | Leave a Comment »