I was reading a bit about Nick Spencer and Captain America and there is a *lot* of commentary that begins with “I like Nick Spencer's work. He's not a bad author. But…”

I'm like… if I had to get paid to feel obligated to say what a good creator this person was, despite being work that causes harm / being a bigot / being a rapist/murderer…

I'd be very, very, very rich.

@tariqk I really don't understand people getting upset with Spencer and Secret Empire. The story is goddamn fantastic, but the need people have to say it's causing "harm" when right wind rhetoric was popping way before this story was even an idea. It's literally one of the most refreshing comics out right now, and a revamp for Captain America as a character in general.

@tariqk plus, that blogger/writer's #hottake to say that people will look to it in the future as a rallying cry for Neo-Nazis everywhere? .....like, come on, dude. that's such a wild ass stretch that I can't possibly take seriously


@treefolio what stretch? that was a literal picture used by neo-Nazis. it's a manip of the original image. it's a thing, it lives on online, forever. what more do you need?

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