Marvel Comics Profanity Black Bars

Way to go Marvel Comics for choosing to place black bars over “explicit” words instead of using the old %!@#. Marvel Comics profanity has got an updated or should I say, cover-up look about it. I first saw this in last month’s Uncanny X-Force #1 and loved it! I’m sure Marvel isn’t the only company doing this but I’ll applaud them for making me feel so naughty with their little black bars. Oh, below is a page from Uncanny X-Force #1 and an old issue of Deadpool. I’ll let you decide for yourselves how you’d like to see “profanity” portrayed in comics.

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One Comment on "Marvel Comics Profanity Black Bars"

  1. Alex says:

    Hahaha! My first experience with “profanity” in Marvel comics was in the 2005 or 6 “Spider-Woman Origins” comic. I thought the whole $#!% thing was pretty weird! I saw the black bar for the time in Adam Warren’s Empowered comic. I completely agree with your opinion on how to handle “explicit content” in comics (when there’s no other choice, of course).

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