Writing for New Republic, cultural critic Angelica Jade Bastién explains:
I have been reading comics obsessively since I was about ten years old. I can probably quote from John Ostrander’s original Suicide Squad run in my sleep, I’ve watched all of the Star Trek series more times than I can count, and I often whip out Klingon when I’m nervous. But I’ve found that the love and knowledge I have on these subjects never seems to be good enough for the people who grow furious at a black woman writing about these properties.
Ostrander, known for his seminal "Suicide Squad" run in the 1980s, offered his thoughts on the film and addressed its negative reviews.
Legendary comic book writer John Ostrander visited CBR TV during WonderCon 2015 to discuss the origin of "Suicide Squad," "The Spectre" and more.
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