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Subj: Those new titles up top...
Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 at 05:20:56 pm EDT (Viewed 174 times)

... what on Earth is going on with Marvel?

I grew up with sisters (who, in fairness, used to pass the time by beating me up) so I'm not the kind of person who says stuff like "SJW" or, God forbid, "snowflake".

But it seems that Marvel's attempt at diversity is an attempt in the worst possible way. It's pretty much "what if we had a new comic based on Wolverine and Captain America... called Caparine. And the identity of this new hero is Mary Jane Watson." (If Marvel are reading, I expect royalties).

What world are we living in where the Inhumans (who have a new TV show out which is getting reviews that make the Trank FF movie look good) have multiple numbers of titles? Someone called "Moon Girl" has a book, but the FF don't? This is like a world where the Hulk is cancelled to make way for a Ben Urich title. (Again, Marvel, I expect a cut... especially if it's Ben Urich as a black woman).

It's actually incredibly lazy.

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