- The New York Times chronicles how the comics industry is finally making strides towards diversifying not only characters, but creators as well. The star of the article is America Chavez and Gabby Riviera, the gay Latin woman writing America's first solo book. But this article mentions Luke Cage, Kim & Kim, La Borinquena, plus others, that are books written about minority heroes, and written by minority creators. Well worth a read!
- Speaking of diverse representation, this time at the movies, ABC writes about how there's been an uptick in diverse films at the theater, and as a result, we're seeing an uptick in Asian-American and Black-American movie goers as well. You mean when minorities see more of themselves in films, they might actually go to the theater more often? Shocking!
Today's critical rolls: Tell us about your favorite hero of color, and why they are your favorite! Brownie points if you happen to like a hero written by a person of color too!
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