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Joss Whedon Leaves Twitter Day 2: Erik Larsen Speaks on Tragedy

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, May 05 2015 and posted in News with Benefits

Joss Whedon Leaves Twitter Day 2: Erik Larsen Speaks on Tragedy

Our around-the-clock coverage of the story of the century continues as a fellow former Twitter quitter shares his thoughts on Whedon's plight.

Source: Erik Larsen's Twitter

In a story that gripped the nation yesterday, Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon left Twitter after being attacked by a sinister cabal of progressive social media users for his portrayal of Black Widow in the just-released Avengers sequel. It wasn't long before another guy who was driven off twitter by the criticism of liberals, Erik Larsen, chimed in on the affair. Here's what Larsen had to say:


According to Larsen, Whedon was simply the latest victim of a problem with our culture:


Wait, what?


Larsen seems to get involved in a lot of these personal conflicts. Just sayin'. Anyway, he summed up what he views as the problem with kids these days:


Larsen then went on to explain his own take on things:


He also shared his thoughts on Age of Ultron:


Finally, Larsen concluded:


How dare these uppity fans speak ill of their betters?!

It's not surprising that Larsen sees things the way he does. He took a lot of heat, including from this very website, when he made comments about female superhero costume design a little while ago. Of course, after his own brief Twitter sabbatical, Larsen came back and gave an in depth interview to The Outhouse explaining himself, and we don't want to take full credit for his career or anything, but let's just say he's now one of the most successful independent creators in comics with a long running creator-owned series, and he's a co-founder of the third largest comic book publisher in America. That's the Outhouse rub, baby.

Meanwhlle, no one (on social media) has heard from Joss Whedon in over 24 hours. (Internet) Authorities tell The Outhouse that search (engine) parties have not given up the hunt, but every hour that passes makes it more likely that Whedon may never again be found (on social media) (on this same account because if you leave your account deactivated for a month it gets deleted) (I think). We'll keep following this story as long as it takes, or at least as long as it keeps earning us clicks.

In the meantime, please feel let us know what you think below. Do you agree with Larsen, or do you want to drive him off Twitter with your rebuttal? Post it in the comments, but be nice! We don't need any more Culture Wars casualties.


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Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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