while I’m out here, slogging through the mud, breathing fire,
and getting stabbed to death
Old Woman Josie and her friendly, helpful angel. Even though we all know angels don’t exist, as the Sheriff’s Secret Police all quietly, yet forcefully, remind us.
Hettienne Park (Beverly Katz) made a wonderful post about her views on Beverly’s death and the hate that has been directed at Bryan Fuller because of it.
You can read it here. I strongly encourage everyone to.
The X-men comics were literally a metaphor for racism and xenophobia. This is meaningful because it is meant to be powerful and an accessible metaphor for nearly anyone who has ever felt maligned for reasons beyond their control.