I'm curious about the dating system for comics, given the shift these days towards the (B)CE designation. Should these follow suit, or is the fact that they were/are published with AD/BC dates cause enough to keep the that way? I suppose it's merely indicative of my general interest in how far, if at all, a record like this should attempt to modernise the sensibilities, or at least descriptions, of what is often social commentary from another era.
There is an obvious danger that, if one begins to take the 'apologetic/revisionist' route, endless interpolation and excuse may end up obscuring the basic original content. On the other hand, accepted norms of forty years ago are not all equally valid today. I remember on the commentary track for …Read more >