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At one time, Marvel was seen as taking risks in defiance of the bottom line. Those days are gone, apparently.
28 May 2014
Inasmuch as Pilgrim explores the "save the princess" archetype and questions romance as an abstracted end point arrived at through violence, the story then summarily rejects deeper characterization by asking us to forget all that and cheer for the death of the final boss anyway -- simply because he's a bigger jerk than Scott is.
30 Aug 2010
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