I'm also rather skeeved by the way that Plastic Man's oh-so-hilarious sexual harassment episodes are played as light hearted jokes by male writers. That incident when he disguised himself as a dress? Not funny. Groping a woman's body without her knowledge or consent? That's not 'oh that scamp Plas!' as it was played. That's fucking not far off of rape. I can't believe anyone thought that was a good idea. (And that Plastic Man, a hero, is written to be doing that sort of thing.) It speaks volumes about the writer's attitude to women, is all I can say.
Ditto this. It's supposed to be funny. Looking at women naked without their knowledge or consent. It's not funny. If that happened to me in real life I would feel violated. So would most women. Let me guess, the writer of this is a man? No? Really? Who would have guessed? Pah.
I did really really hate the 'Plas disguises himself as dress' thing. Sexual assault is a cute little joke. Oh just fuck off! It would have been fitting indeed if Barda had broken his fucking neck. (Mind, he probably doesn't even have bones that can be broken but you can dream can't you?)
I had a dream that Alan Scott, the golden age Green Lantern was running a chemist's (or a drug store as they would say in America). Jade and Obsidian were helping behind the counter. Green Arrow came in and had a whispered conversation with Alan. Then Alan turned to Jade and Obsidian, who were at the other end the shop and yelled brightly "hey kids, Ollie's got the clap!"
That was a great dream.
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