I have three major pet peeves when it comes to art in comics. Here they are in order of importance:
- Women drawn like preteen-boys with breast implants.
- Asian people that are drawn with European features.
- Black women with ridiculous hairstyles.
Today we are going to talk about number three. Billy Tucci?
What the hell is this? Seriously. I require you to explain this to me. You are a good artist. If you weren’t a good artist, I would let you slide on this. But since you are a good artist, I’m gonna have to bring it to you. This? Unacceptable. You couldn’t spend three dollars on a black hair care magazine? I would have sent you one for free, man. That is how much Misty’s new hairstyle pains me. The woman looks like she has a hat on. I’ll be the first one to admit that black women have a ridiculous variety of hairstyles and hair textures. However, the majority of us usually don’t like to wear all of them on our heads at once. Kinky or straight. Pick a texture and go with it. Because I am so kind, I have provided you with some examples of good hairstyles. Make way for the awesome.
See? It’s all love, man. It’s all love.
Coming soon: Monica Rambeau. Walking Hair Atrocity.