Here, have a massive angry rant about exactly what I think about this whole bullshit with Penders:
Whether you agree or disagree with me, this fucking needed to be said.
ARCHIE IS NOT AS "FREE" TO USE PENDERS' CHARACTERS AS HE MAKES IT SOUND. DO NOT LET YOURSELVES GET FOOLED.
He's already had past incidences when he still worked at Archie that proves he's a liar. During the Return to Angel Island arc he informed Karl Bollers that he had complete creative freedom over the Knuckles cast so long as he didn't kill off Locke. He then went back on his word telling Bollers what he could and couldn't do and what characters he had permission to use. This is why Stryker suddenly wound up with a son out of nowhere. Penders had decided