Some weeks ago, a crowdfunding venture was launched to start Alt*Hero, a comic that would embody the old-style values of that medium and eschew the politically correct line being hewed to by most of the formerly mainstream media companies in that market.
It’s not before time. As just two examples of just how ridiculous the SJW takeover of comics has become, consider these. (Click the first image for a larger view.)
Clearly, there are many who are as fed up with political correctness as I am. Alt*Hero, with an initial goal of $25,000, was fully funded in a mere four hours after it was announced. That’s got to be some kind of record in itself! Since then, new stretch goals have been added, and they’ve been met and beaten every time. When the fundraiser closed at midnight last night, it had been oversubscribed by no less than 978%, for a total amount raised of $244,565.00. I’m no fan of comic books, and never have been, but I couldn’t resist being one of the backers on this one. The project’s originator is understandably very happy with the response, and the wider level of support it implies.
I think this bodes very well for the future. If explicitly and specifically non-SJW and anti-SJW projects like this can be so stunningly successful, it’s clear that a groundswell of resistance and rejection is brewing against the socially smug prima donnas who have for so long tried to tell us what to think, what to buy, and what to enjoy. H. L. Mencken defined puritanism as “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” I suspect that SJW’s are the modern heirs of puritanism – and I hope and trust they’re going to experience a lot of that haunting fear, as Alt*Hero takes root and grows. The rest of us will just be happy to read something worthwhile!
If you’d like to see several sample pages from the Alt*Hero project, click over to the crowdfunding project and scroll down to view them. The fundraiser is now closed, so don’t worry – no-one’s going to be dinging you for money.