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Marvel Character Barry Richardman Gets Comeuppance for Assaulting Models and Creating "Cheap Exploitative Porn." Sound Familiar?

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In the latest issue of Marvel comic ,Uncanny X-Men, two superhero-type women beat the crap out of a character called Barry Richardman—who they say creates "cheap exploitative porn" and treats his models "unquestionably" cruelly, borderline assaulting them. Hm. Barry Richardman sort of rhymes with Terry Richardson, doesn't it? And don't the circumstances sound awfully familiar?
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