Children's franchises like to put up a front that's all lollipops and rainbows, but scratch the surface and you find that those lollipops are produced by child slave labor, while all those rainbows are the offal resulting from a mass unicorn slaughter.
There are many ways to deal with criticism: You can address it with counterarguments, you can use it to improve yourself, you can ignore it ... or you can spend inordinate amounts of money trying to nuke the reputation of your critics in the hopes that it will make people stop listening to them.
Humans are infinitely creative and resilient, and that they will live in exotic locales that challenge the limits of logic and/or sanity.
There are some social faux pas that, for better or worse, we just need to let go.
If you've ever wondered how convenience stores always seem to have at least one kind of cheese-powder-covered snack you're craving, it's because they've put about a thousand times more thought into it than you have.
There are times in history when comic book pages splashed to life and changed the world in amazing ways or predicted the hell out of some pretty major stuff.
There are some places in the world, some specific times and events, where goodness is checked at the door and humanity itself decays into an awkward, terrible beast.
This is a true story.
Just because you can create a simplified version of real-life events in an easy-to-color format doesn't mean you should.
Some governments seem to go out of their way to come up with the most ridiculous measures to preserve the modesty of their citizens.
Occasionally, people will go down in history for some great deed or misdeed without anyone ever knowing who the hell they were.