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    From: (jms at b5)
 Subject: Re: Where is JMS? In the past he defended Sins Past
      To: rec.arts.comics.marvel.universe  
    Date: 10/7/2004 9:03:41 AM  

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>>First, it angers me that the only thing JMS addressed was the way he saw
>>being battackedb here. The only reference Ibve seen like this was one
>guy who
>>made a joke about Gwen being bdamaged goodsb after sleeping with Norman
>>This was nothing more than a joke, and a rather funny one, I thought. If
>>else seriously characterized Gwen as a bslut,b then theybre idiots not
>>responding to. If youbre going to take the time to post here, then why not
>>respond to legitimate criticism and/ or questions? Therebs certainly no
>>of them.

Except of course that's not what I said What I said was this:

"The only thing I will mention, the only thing that did surprise me, was the
degree to which some folks have turned on *Gwen*. I've heard of the
madonna/whore dynamic, but I've never actually seen it played out this
strenously. I can't even begin to count the number of posts I've seen from
folks who are
calling Gwen a slut, a whore, and a tramp...that this destroys her as a
person...that it would be better if she had been raped than having had
consensual sex."

My comments were meant to be general in nature. You are trying to change them
into a specific rap against this newsgroup.

If you want to get an eyeful, go over to and do a search for gwen
and slut, tramp or whore. Or just read through the threads there in the
talkback and review sections. Go on over to or the forums the comicbookresources'll get more than
enough of this.

Go take a look for yourself, don't take my word for it. Or just do a google
search with those terms.

It's not like I'm making this shit up, you know.


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