Demoralising more or less. Not being able to have the heroes have stories and storylines in a JoJo like fashion, with generations of heroes building up lore and having the reader pick up whichever part of the series they want is pretty meh at this point. Cartoons did it, games did it, yet cape comics refuse to do it to this day, why bother anymore?>>107787729
Thing is, only capes do that. The only other type of comics that does something similar that comes close to it are the Disney comics from two different continents and the Archie comics and even that is stretching it a bit considering Archie basically became capeshit in spirit when they decided to have it endlessly run beyond what it was supposed to be.
Episodic european-american comic series don't have that problem, overarching stories don't have that problem, manga doesn't have that problem either. It's only capes.>>107789012
This too, both sides are to blame yet they both shift the blame to each other, resulting in capes being a giant mud-throwing mess. Worst thing is, the whole status quo outside of the comics or even in the comics is kind of a sham since it changes depending on what the public, which includes both fans and company people, wants the character to reflect at that point in time which has resulted in the characters being a brand for marketing instead of a character.