I’m sure it’s for someone, but not me. I’ll probably revisit it a couple more times to see if it changes but my expectations are low, DESPITE it being popular in a different culture.
Usually I wouldn’t comment on this issue, just move along, except the fact that the whole issue of “play nicely” disguised as politeness has been brought up. My issue with it is that it plays on a very stale theme, men are pigs. I’m waiting for something to grab me to make me interested in the characters, because a good comic should have both the ability to draw AND to write. It’s why I think good comic artists are some of the most talented people out there. Can I do it? No! I don’t kid myself about it because I know I can’t draw for crap despite my best efforts. But if I am doing something I claim to be good at, I welcome the negative criticism because I know I must be doing something wrong if a lot of people react similarly. I don’t FEEL good about it, but maybe it’s the cold splash of water I need to try a little bit harder or better.
So… is this what white guilt looks like these days?