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Black Women Take on Comic Book Lack of Diversity

In News, Opinion on December 5, 2011 at 7:55 pm

A broad tip of the hat and nod of the bald head to Cheryl Lynn Eaton for doing the incredible…being a black woman who loves science fiction, loves comic books (-gasp-), and is sick and tired of the lack of diversity in comics and is doing something about it.

Image of X-Men character Storm from wikipedia.org

Image of X-Men character Storm from Wikipedia.org

As a former-nerd who grew up on comic books, it always struck me how irregularly you’d see Black Panther meeting Spider-Man (if ever), or Storm doing anything without the other X-Men dogging her heels, and beyond that…who else was (or is) there? So, it tickled me widdle cerebral cortex to read this piece and certainly did not want another day to pass without (at the very least) acknowledging and thanking Ms. Eaton for her creative efforts.

Here’s a link to the piece:

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