Is Marvel’s Ultimate Universe Too Diverse?

The classic comic book characters were created by straight white men decades ago.  These writers and artists made stories about white, straight, mostly male characters because it reflected their own identities and culture.  However, there has been a trend in the comic book industry where classic characters are re-invented so that their ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation is changed to make the cast more “diverse.”  Maybe comic books sell better this way, or perhaps the people who work in the industry are more diverse now, but I’ve noticed one thing about the diversity trend: In general, only the good guys are diverse.   Continue reading HERE.

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Playwright/ Video Game Journalist/ Theatre Critic/ Actor New York City ·
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