“It was a huge fight and I think it wasn’t so much about sexuality, but about black sexuality which makes people really uncomfortable”
I first posted this back in August 7th 2014, when Marvel broke up Storm and Black Panther, bowing to a handful of haters & racist offended by the idea of two powerful black characters. The blow back as why these two fictional characters should not be together was greater than Captain America coming out as a Nazi I would also say these nasty feeling existed within Marvel comics as there break resulted in a literal fist fight with name calling. Never done before with normally leveled head characters.
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I’m really impressed with how Marvel is handling its Black Characters, Storm, her own book, Falcon becomes the new Captain America.
But I do find myself asking with the exception of Black Panther (whose dating no one) and Powerman and White Tiger in the Mighty Avengers. (A book you should be reading) Why are all the high profiled character of color dating someone white? Why are Black couples so rare when Black romance novels, movies, and TV shows enjoy a broad appeal in the mainstream?
Read my blogs on the uproar that was created when Marvel paired Black Panther and Storm click here
Falcon, soon to be Captain America
James Rhodes AKA War Machine/Iron Patriot
Miles Morales the Black Spiderman
The All New Ultimates
couldn’t even find a girl of color for the series
Cloak & Dagger
Even Same Sex Love
The late, great Dwayne McDuffie shares his experience. Fast forward to 4:53 to hear his critique on black sexuality
Now before you write me asking what I have against interracial relationships (which is nothing) Ask Marvel what is their issue with showing their Black heroes in a relationship with a counter part that shares their racial experience Black Love Matters. We see everyday just not in the comics. Finally,
Miles Morales is Black and Puerto-Rican, what’s why cant his girlfriend be either?