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A new Avengers cover is decidedly Japanese influenced, despite the issue taking place in China.
Source: Comic Book Movie
We'll let you decide whether this new Avengers cover is a bit racist or not. The cover is for Avengers #11, which has a team of Avengers heading to Hong Kong for a bit. The cover plays off of this by dressing up all the Avengers (save for Shang-Chi) in Japanese inspired outfits. Spider-Woman dresses up as a Sailor/Japanese Schoolgirl, Captain Marvel becomes a samurai, Cannonball is some sort of mecha/Power Ranger and Sunspot is a ninja.
There's only one problem with this cover: Hong Kong's not in Japan.
So we're left with three options:
1) Marvel mixed up their geography and thought that Hong Kong's in Japan instead of China.
2) Marvel's a bit racist and decided that China is basically the same thing as Japan because...well Asians.
3) The Avengers are going to be making a pit stop in Japan that we don't know about.
At least Shang-Chi is homaging Bruce Lee, so at least the Chinese guy is dressed for the occasion. I guess this does open up the possibility that the cover shows Shang-Chi running away from all of his embarassing white (and Brazilian) friends before they embarass him with their stunning lack of knowledge about Chinese culture.
Written or Contributed by ThanosCopter
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