Talk:Gypsy (comics)

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Verb tense[edit]

Hi, Kusonaga. It seems strange to me to write a history in the present tense. As far as I can tell, all comic characters' histories are written in the past tense. This is the common tense for encyclopedic prose, and follows the familiar style of publications as Who's Who and Marvel Universe. Is use of the past tense your personal preference, or can you cite some other source for this standard? Myke4 15:14, 7 May 2007 (UTC)

Per the manual of style, articles about fiction are to be written in present tense. Since issue #1 of a comic exists in the present as much as issue #53, both are in some ways valid. Past, present and future are therefore not quite applicable. We write the articles as if they are happening at this moment, in an active present tense. Sadly, about 90% of the comic articles are still written in past tense. Kusonaga 16:16, 7 May 2007 (UTC)
OK. I will revert your reversion, then change the tense. Myke4 17:39, 9 May 2007 (UTC)

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Fair use rationale for Image:GypsyJLU.jpg[edit]

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