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Regarding Jim's conclusion, a more disturbing ...

2010-06-04T07:57:06.400-04:00

Regarding Jim's conclusion, a more disturbing thought is that Marvel and DC editorial do put this level of thought into the process and still come up with the crappy conclusion that results in the morass each has now.



Matt - while you are correct that race doesn't...

2010-06-03T19:16:37.053-04:00

Matt - while you are correct that race doesn't exist for human being on a biological level (essentially) it does exist on a cultural one. Cultural constructs often have more impact on our everyday society than biological fact and as such people often find it easier to relate to a character to whom they feel a cultural connection (whether that stems from ideas such as race, ethnicity, gender etc). So in reverting several characters to white men DC is appealing to a smaller audience on some level.