Those really awkward-in-hindsight moments when you watch The Living Daylights (1987) and realize that James Bond is enlisting the aid of the Taliban-to-be, the Mujahideen.
Archive for the ‘Politically Incorrect Theater’ Category
Wait a minute…your all-female, misandrist, gendercidal planet is called what? Seriously?!
This unfortunate coincidence comes to you courtesy of Adventure Comics #326 (November 1964) by Otto Binder, Jerry Siegel, John Forte, George Klein, George Papp, and Curt Swan.
Remember what Wonder Woman was like before the New 52? When her response to men disrespecting her involved petty acts of vandalism and destruction of private property rather than explicit threats of castration (which makes her about one step removed from Frank Miller‘s interpretation of her)?
I kinda miss that Wonder Woman.
This…thing…was taken from Wonder Woman #19 (June 2013) by Brian Azzarello, Tony Akins, Goran Sudžuka, and Dan Green.
Oh, Dick Grayson, would your fangirls still swoon over you if they knew what a condescending, sexist douchebag you used to be as a teenager…?
This flippy female moment has been brought to you by The Brave and the Bold #100 (February-March 1972) by Bob Haney, Jack Miller, Neal Adams, and Jim Aparo.
One bad slur deserves another.
Today’s dropping of the N-bomb has been brought to you by The Uncanny X-Men #196 (August 1985) by Chris Claremont, John Romita Jr., and Dan Green.
Dusty apparently doesn’t know the meaning of “cognitive dissonance”.
This (unintentional) ethnic slur has been brought to you by G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero – Episode 60: The Invaders (November 29, 1985).
<sarcasm> Isn’t it wonderful how far we’ve come since the 1980s when it comes to stereotyping Middle Easterners? </sarcasm>
This rather shameful display comes to you courtesy of The Transformers – Episode 66: Five Faces of Darkness – Part 1 (September 15, 1986) and Episode 75: Thief in the Night (October 6, 1986).
There’re some pretty messed-up alternate timelines in the Empowered Multiverse.
This vision of what might’ve been courtesy of Empowered Special #4: Animal Style (June 2013) by Adam Warren and John Staton.
I’m not sure which of the following is the most facepalm-worthy: the horrible Japanese stereotype’s inability to differentiate between the consonants “l” and “r”, the captions and editor’s comments mocking the horrible Japanese stereotype’s inability to differentiate between the consonants “l” and “r”, or Barry Allen‘s joke about underage marriage/pedophilia.
This landmark in Silver Age offensiveness has been brought to you by The Flash #180 (June 1968) by Frank Robbins, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito.