With the loss of the only gay male lead in a mainstream comic book series, it leaves a hole in the social consciousness of America. If mainstream studios won't create comic books with gay leading characters, then it's up to independent authors to create them.
Manners can be more than just good or bad. They can also be dangerous. I don't mean rules about which fork goes where or what to say when someone sneezes. But when a society has rules about who's allowed to fall in love with whom, that has the power to destroy peoples' lives.
Big Hero 6 tells the story of Hiro Hamada, a 14 year-old genius who specializes in robotics. Hiro, his older brother Tadashi and their aunt Cass live together in a city that is also something of a mash-up.
If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!
If you've been paying attention to the various trailers being unleashed in the wake of Breaking Dawn -- Part 2 last November, you'll notice a fevered pitch by the studios to plant their flag in the sand in the newest 'hot' sub-genre.
Claire Criscuolo is the much-beloved "Maven of New Haven." Iconic and eponymous, Claire's Corner Copia has been feeding foodies just outside the gates of Yale as well as servicing an entire community of vegetarians for decades.
There exists at least a handful of comic book adaptations that either completely eschew or compartmentalize the origin material. Be they successful as art or not, they represent the idea that it is possible to start (or restart) a comic book series without retelling the same origin.