Kaworu Nagisa (17thangel@tokyo-3.com)
Fri, 26 Nov 1999 09:19:27 -0500

On Thu, 25 Nov 1999 21:46:34 +0100 Nemus <nemus@tiscalinet.it> wrote:
>Richie Ramos wrote:
>> >> I don't like Spawn's overuse of gore and violence though...I prefer the
>> >> stylized violence of Japanese anime, though I suppose that's a matter of
>> >> cultural taste.
>> >Same here. Another reason I hate Spawn is the source of his powers. One
>> issue
>> >had him destroying beings from Heaven. I threw away the comic after only
>> >reading two issues of it.
>> Yes, it doesn't have the depth of personal redemption common to dark
>> characters in Japanese anime. case in point, the detective in Kenshin, or
>> even Char himself. These are essentially flawed characters, acting to the
>> best of their abilities....Spawn, well, I just find it so...distasteful.
>> probably a personal bias on my part.
>I hate him...it?...too. He's nothing more than a commercial product.
>Dark because the marketing wants so. And his infernal powers are not
>only disturbing but somewhat offensive.

 Why? What does it... err, he, do anyway? In what way are
his powers "disturbing" and "offensive"?


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