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JoeQuesada @JoeQuesada
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I was about to call it a night, but okay since you're here bear with me.

First, let me start out by saying that I respect you as a veteran and thank you for your service to the safety of our country.
As the son and grandson of two vets, I can't say enough about the sacrifice that you guys make. So thank you. That said, I bet there's stuff that we agree on and perhaps more that we don't. But that's life amongst humans.
But what I take most exception to is the way that you've attacked pros, calling for companies to fire some, going after them in ways that go beyond the personal. I know you think it's just a light roasting and why do they take it so seriously and sperg out?
Maybe it's because this is their career, it's their livelihood, more than that, for people like me, it's our identity, it's our soul. Now I'm actually going to defend you here because fair is fair.
I thought it was awful some months ago when someone in the heat of an argument with you question your Honorary Discharge, lied about it in fact.
I want you to know that was terrible, truly, because I know from listening to you speak proudly about your service how much a part of your identity is. I also saw you go completely apoplectic, rightfully so. Someone said something shitty about something you hold so dear.
You threatened lawsuits, etc. Man I get it, but also at that point I thought to myself, "Can he not see that this is what he does to every creator he attacks in shitty personal ways?"
It's not the negative reviews, it's not even the baby voice you make when you read something to make it sound shitty, it's what you say about the people who made the book, that thing they're so proud of, their identity.
I am in no way equating making comics to serving in the military, but we all have something that we are passionate about, something that makes us us. So I get why you went insane about those remarks because even though I didn't serve in the military, comics are what I do.
Comics are what all these creators do as well. Does it make someone, as you call them, "A cuck" because simple your words and accusations hurt them? I don't know, you tell me, words and accusations seem to hurt you too.
I'm sure there will be some here who will misread my words and say how dare I mention your military service, so I leave it up to you calm those waters because you know where I'm coming from.
If you were a young kid I'd say, "he's got some growing up to do", but you're only about 10 years younger than me and I'm an old f@#k. So I say this with a little more experience under my belt, do some reflection.
Just look at what you're doing. Look at your own feed, it's filled with hostility, you arguing, fighting, roasting in the wrong way. I try to understand, maybe it's a vicious cycle that happens without noticing. The more inflammatory the stuff you say is, the more views you get.
That's a fine business model, but it's corrosive to the soul, yours and everyone else's. We've all made mistakes. I'm trying to be compassionate here when there have been times where I've loathed you for things you've said about people I love...
but I hope that this ends with us being able to agree on one more thing. Comics are not war, they're simply entertainment, escapes, social commentaries and morality plays.
Promote what you like, reject what you don't, but don't call for firings, don't make it personal because it won't improve a thing because when you make it personal, anything that you think is constructive for a pro to hear will never be heard.
It might not get you as many views, or who knows it just might get more, but maybe it'll also make you feel better in the end.

Thanks for listening.
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