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Boxed Into A Corner: The Quick Reply Part II

Just to clarify things. I received a reply from Tom Brevoort today about why Norm Breyfogle's comments were removed from his blog. Here's part of the reply, "The reason why that comment was deleted is pretty simple: every new post can be marked as "offensive" by anybody who views the post, which deletes it from the live log until somebody with moderator approval can see it and make a determination. If it's deemed inoffensive, it's restored to the comments section. So somebody--not me--who saw those comments since they were first posted flagged them. And given that the entry in question is two months old, I didn't see them until you pointed out that they were missing."

I'm happy to accept that as an answer. Tom has also raised some issues as to why he believes Norm didn't get any follow up work after his Hellcat mini-series, I'm clarifying that with Tom, when the time comes (read: next few days) I'll post some more on this littl…

Boxed Into A Corner: The Quick Reply?

That was quick. Only yesterday did I post my thoughts on Norm Breyfogle asking Tom Brevoort as to why he's not worked at Marvel since the Hellcat mini-series, after this blog entry by Brevoort. I wondered what the reply would be, and thankfully I didn't have to wait long. You can make what you want of this reply - Brevoort simply removed Norm's questions from his blog. That's his prerogative I guess, but it's a weak way out.

There was nothing rude in the comments, no abuse, no foul language. Nothing obscene, nothing disrespectful. About the only thing that anyone could possibly object to is the airing of some slightly soiled laundry, but then I have it on excellent authority that Norm has not once received a reply from Brevoort, in the years since the Hellcat mini-series and it appears he's not about to receive one now. I can only wonder as to why.

Just so Tom doesn't forget what Norm wrote to Tom, here it is in it's entirety:

"Nice of you to take the…

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