White Guys – The ONLY Superheroes

Hello everyone and welcome to a comic book movie rant, specifically about the stream of vanilla superheroes coming out of Marvel Studios for the next two years.

This was influenced heavily by a discussion on Ars Marginal, specifically this post, which was, in turn, influenced by a picture someone made on tumblr.

This one, to be exact:

The website I pulled the quote from was twitchfilm.com and the article in question can be found here.

The movie I forgot to mention that was the Another White Guy was Marvel’s announcement that they would be making an Ant-Man movie… Ant-Man.

Ant-Man?! What’s next? DC is going to make an Aquaman movie?

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12 thoughts on “White Guys – The ONLY Superheroes

    • I know, right?

      If there was one point I forgot to address, it would be the argument that the idea of a black superhero in a successful and thriving African nation would be a power fantasy… to which I would reply that that is what superheroes ARE, power fantasies.

      Plus, I’m pretty sure that Africa is not a collection of poor, poverished countries that the media tends to portray it is… or that it’s simply a single nation.

  1. Everything about this video was frikkin awesome. And you rocked Bittersweet Symphony at the end. I’m done.

  2. yeah this is why I avoid stories (comics, movies, and cartoons) with a white lead. I’m very tired of it. I wonder if they do Luke Cage who will play the lead role?

    To Kazei: Why are you not on Thatguywiththeglasses

  3. This guy mentioned Misty Knight first … I want to marry him.

    On another note, I’m just afraid that if they do make these wonderful heroes they’ll find some way to take away what made them so unique.

  4. Apparently DC is going to have an Aquaman movie, made by the people who created the Green Lantern movie.

    No, really.

    • … you’re just fucking with me now, aren’t you?

      Because seriously, that’s not funny… they’d make an Aquaman movie before making any other movie about any of the other female protagonists, especially Wonder Woman, or a POC?

      Because seriously… if so… fuck you, DC. FUCK. YOU.

      • Apparently they are thinking of 2015 or 2016 as production dates, and will have a bunch of Super StraightWhiteGuy movies before then, maybe a Wonder Woman movie. But we shall see.

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