Talk:Holy Terror

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Conservative deceit category[edit]

I'm not sure about the conservative deceit category. In this 2015 article, Miller claims to be a libertarian and "pro-Hillary".[1] I don't know how he managed the mental gymnastics for that. He's also apparently cast a Trumplike figure as a villain.[2] Bongolian (talk) 03:31, 14 February 2024 (UTC)

I disagree, even if Miller does not currently call himself a conservative, it should be noted he has disowned large aspects of the work, so it's possible he disowned conservative ideology along with it. Furthermore, even if Miller himself is not specifically a conservative, the tropes used in this book (pro-war on terror, anti-Islam, and so on) are much more those of right-wing politics as opposed to left-wing.Ephrom
OK then, it would be helpful to put a short statement on that rationale on the main page. Bongolian (talk) 16:47, 16 February 2024 (UTC)
Miller was not in a good place in the 2000s. Between the shock of 9/11 and the failure of his marriage, something just made a lot of his work at the time just plain unhinged. Any attempts at subtly and self-awareness just went out the window as seen in things like this along with The Dark Knight Strikes Again, All-Star Batman and Robin, The Spirit movie and others. Perhaps he calmed down or got some help. As someone who liked his output in the 90s (the confessional scene in the original Sin City story still remains one of my favorite sequences in any comic), I hope that's the case. Paul S (talk) 19:19, 16 February 2024 (UTC)


I hardly think the character of David is meant to be antisemetic in any meaningful way. He's more along the lines of various characters in comics history that base their costumes around their country's flag, something Miller himself played with back in the 80s (such as NukeWikipedia, a crazed supersoldier with the American flag plastered on his face). If anything, this is Miller saying that the Israeli government isn't being brutal enough against extremists. Paul S (talk) 11:44, 1 March 2024 (UTC)