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The Manhattan Projects: Wtf, Man

I liked the hell out of Jonathan Hickman when I read the first East of West (remember that? it's ok if you don't — I get it, life is busy), so when I saw he had ANOTHER series called The Manhattan Projects, I went "oooh." And then Jenny from Reading the End said she tried reading it and had to stop after #1 because it is entirely dudes. And I essentially POOH-POOHED HER CONCERNS and did it anyway, because #EastofWestLove.

I just finished volume 2, and wtf, man. It's all dudes.


I mean ALL dudes. I mean women do not exist in this universe. I mean that I get that he's basing it off WWII-era scientists, but if you're inventing magical science shit and Buddhist monks who can open portals with their minds, MAYBE ALSO HAVE SOME WOMEN IN THERE.


damnit, Jonathan

 East of West is still great. But just...damn, sir. This is some egregious shit. Unless you were doing some Fight Club thing where Chuck Palahniuk said he was trying to create a space for men because they didn't have one

Anyway.

Agh.

Aghhhh. 
Agghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

The main lesson Jenny will take from this is that she is always right, but what should be taken from it is that sometimes people make honest mistakes and they should be called out for them but not vilified. I'll bet Jonathan Hickman is LOVELY. I would hug him, I'm like 98% sure. But I'd also say – wtf, man.

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