Tidy Up Tuesday #61

This week… 

Marvel representative decided to blame the rich representation of new characters, particularly women, LGBTQ+ folk and people of color, in their superhero comics as a reason for their recent sales drop. They’re making a bold claim that it’s the readers and retailers who didn’t really want diversity. 

A claim proven unsubstantiated by simply comparing sales numbers and business practices at Marvel in the last couple of months.

Incidentally, we discussed the potential of scapegoating the strive for diversity in media if said media is unsuccessful in our “Go make your own!” article

Things we addressed before:

~Ozzie & – wincenworks