Infamous and controversial? I don’t know how sales were of either the single issues or the trade but that should have doubled them what with the perpetual outraged citizen’s brigade on twitter proclaiming that it was both
Oh it sold well, but between what King does with certain characters here and the Wedding arc of Batman, Tom King ended up receiving enough credible death threats during that time that during con season he had to be escorted at all times by armed guards.
Looking the info again to clarify, I did love one quote that kind of emphasizes just how dumb it was:
There used to be a bounty on my head from the ■■■■■■■ Taliban — I can deal with a few Twitter followers.
Yeah, I read Heroes in Crisis as I have never been able to resist any DC series which slaps the word ‘Crisis’ in the title but am still mystified how one panel of Barbara Gordon had presumably, giving them the benefit of the doubt, reasonable intelligent people having two hemorrhages apiece.
I don’t need anyone schoolin’ me in everything that is wrong with that panel and the context of the surrounding ones, to be clear.
Writing advice I have heard which i consider to be sound advice is to write about what you know and are passionate about and we are all passionate about the loss of control when humanity always naively and quite arrogantly believes they have no strings on them.
…and one thing I know is that there’s a certain “Hero” who a lot of people seem to love who really does a whole lot of nothing other than running around messing things up. I should research how many Crisis were due to said “Hero.” My money says most of them.
It is all a semantics game giving the public the ol’ Razzle Dazzle like Homelander and Queen Maeve putting a spin on they being the ones who crashed that jetliner killing everyone on board and then manipulating the video footage to blame terrorists,
They are sold as heroes to the American public.