The Incomparable Mothership #204 July 27, 2014
Re-casting classic comics characters.

Where Cynicism Meets Optimism

On Comic-Con weekend, we convene to discuss the latest rash of re-casting comic book heroes. Thor is now a woman! Captain America is black! We’re all for increasing diversity in a medium whose classic characters are dominated by white men, but what are the right ways to do it? And are there wrong ways, or does every little bit help?

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