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8 Apr, 4 tweets, 1 min read
Okay. So to understand fully how silly Johns was being, here's a spoiler alert for this short-lived show:

Superman's grandfather finds out he also had another son in General Zod.

Here's General Zod in the show:
Anyway, probably could have built a lasting audience for your show if you gave them a fresh reason to be interested beyond yet another Superman show where no one in blue tights ever shows up!
Johns written a lot of great stuff over the years. JSA, Green Lantern, Shazam, Stargirl, etc.

It is insanity to think that's a skillset that readily translates to, basically, human resources.
End the reign of "visionary" storytellers in Hollywood. TV, music, comics and movies are all COLLABORATIVE mediums. Creatives who can't treat co-workers with dignity and inclusion should never be allowed to do more than send a script in the mail.

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