James Robinson Responds To Response To James Robinson Writing Wonder Woman

Yesterday, we learned that superstar writer James Robinson will be returning to DC Comics, where he previously wrote such masterpieces as Starman and Cry For Justice, to take over the reigns of DC’s twice-monthly Wonder Woman comic, for six months, beginning in September. Robinson’s response to the announcement on Twitter was positive, calling it “great to be back” at DC Comics:

https://twitter.com/JamesDRobinson/status/876894436835250176

The response of others to the news was varied, with some happy to see Robinson return to DC while others were concerned that DC seemed to miss the point by following the empowering success of Wonder Woman as a female-driven blockbuster movie directed by a woman with the announcement that a man would be the new Wonder Woman comic writer, writing a story that is centered around a male character: Wonder Woman’s mysterious brother, Jason Woman, as noted in the copy from the press release below:

Spinning out of the pages of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH and JUSTICE LEAGUE: DARKSEID WAR, Robinson, [Carlo] Pagulayan and [Emanuela] Lupacchino will answer one of the biggest questions of the year: Who is Wonder Woman’s brother? Taken away from Themyscira in the dead of night, the mysterious Jason (the only male ever born on the island) has been hidden somewhere far from the sight of gods and men…but his life and Wonder Woman’s are about to intersect in a terrifying way, bringing them face-to-face with a cosmic threat they never imagined

So the takes were plentiful, and of many temperatures, but it was this tweet to which Robinson chose to respond:

Quoting the tweet, Robinson wrote:

https://twitter.com/JamesDRobinson/status/877009022955569152

And then, for balance, thanking fellow comic book writer Jeff Lemire for his own response:

https://twitter.com/JamesDRobinson/status/877233420522278912

And now we begin the cycle anew. Post your response to James Robinson’s response to the response to James Robinson writing Wonder Woman in the comments below.

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