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Quote of the day | ‘Amethyst has been through a wringer’

“I had no idea it [Amethyst] was being animated. You know, when you create something, it isn’t unreasonable to imagine it belongs to you. That whoever is in charge in the corporate structure, they’ll want to consult you as to where your character is headed. Not DC Comics. Maybe not any corporation. Maybe we could have been better business people, better negotiators. Amethyst has been through a wringer, twisted by lesser lights than the guys who created her — Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn and — if you’ll permit me — me.”

– veteran artist Ernie Colón, lamenting to Comic Book Resources the treatment of Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld, the DC Comics fantasy property he created with writers Dan Mishkin and Gary Cohn

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“You know, when you create something, it isn’t unreasonable to imagine it belongs to you.”

Boy, that sure would be nice, wouldn’t it?

It does, in Europe…

Man, I’d love to see a reprint of all the old Amethyst material, even a big chunky Showcase volume…

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