Tiny? No. Loud? Hell, Yes!
Thanks to Sally P, I read the CBR interview with Judd Winick and his comments regarding his revamp of Ice's origin. Sally did such an exquisite job skewering Winick here that I can't add much except for the following:
1. After reflecting on the late Dwayne McDuffie recently, it pisses me off to no end that a guy like him, who respected the work of past writers and actually bothered to understand the characters he was writing, kept getting overruled at every turn, while guys like Winick, who do neither, seem to have unlimited carte blanche to screw up characters and their histories.
2. Here are two reasons why Winick's revised Ice origin story doesn't work:
3. With all the disrespect he showed, Winick might as well have titled his new Ice origin story "Fuck You, Dan Vado!" and made it official.