A 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.
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