When I heard that Frank Miller was going to be doing another series on ancient Greece–a sort-of sequel to 300–I knew I had to do something. 300 is in my view a reprehensible garbage fire, an oozing sore of Bad History and bad faith writing, and too many people took it to be legitimate history rather than the homophobic, xenophobic toxic fairy tale that it was/is.
So a sequel to that? I had to do something. And since I can’t prevent Frank Miller from writing any more, the most I can do is write something critical of his work. So–
They are admittedly long–I went the full annotation route this time–but I think they’re worth reading.