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Marvel Announces New Ms. Marvel Series Starring Muslim-American Teenager

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Re: Marvel Announces New Ms. Marvel Series Starring Muslim-A

Postby Arion » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:04 pm

Spektre wrote:In an early story arc, our new heroine learns she has the power of flight and seeks out Carol Danvers, her idol, to help train her to which she readily agrees...

...until she learns her protégé has no interest in learning how to land.

(Too soon?)


That was so politically incorrect and funny.

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Re: Marvel Announces New Ms. Marvel Series Starring Muslim-A

Postby GHERU » Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:19 pm

S.F. Jude Terror wrote:Regardless of how good or bad this might be on its own, it's tainted somewhat by the fact that Marvel is doing it because they think it earns them some kind of diversity brownie points, because if that wasn't why they were doing it, they wouldn't make such a big deal out of it.

or, just maybe, someone pitched the idea of a Muslim super hero to Marvel, they thought it was a good idea, and decided to advertise it in such a way that made the product seem unique. Perhaps even try and reach a segment of the population that, for whatever reason, has felt left out of market.

I dunno, I never studied marketing or business and I have no idea if companies like to make money or appear special to the people buying their products.
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