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News New Batman will be black, DC Comics announces

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The writer couldn't write a story about Bruce Wayne or *gasp* create a black character that isn't just changing the skin color of a white character?

He's not Bruce Wayne though. Just like Miles Morales isn't Peter Parker.
 
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Miles Morales is just as bad. He should have been given the respect to have his own identity other than being "black Spider-Man". They even had his fucking Uncle die just like Peter...

Agree to disagree, I guess.

To me, the mask/hero is more of an idea or a representation. Different people can wear it. It's not like theyre saying "oh Bruce Wayne is black now"

There's so much ridiculous spit in comics, this barely raises an eyebrow from me.

I've even accepted the fact that if they were ever to reboot Buffy and make her black, that I'd be okay with it. Not like any remake would ever be the show I grew up with anyhow. Buffy isn't going anywhere, just like Bruce Wayne Batman isn't going anywhere
 
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Agree to disagree, I guess.

To me, the mask/hero is more of an idea or a representation. Different people can wear it. It's not like theyre saying "oh Bruce Wayne is black now"

How many white characters have taken the mask/hero of a black character? Exactly.

Black comic readers deserve another Black Panther or Spawn, not all these lazy race swaps. The comics industry needs to do better, not lazily pander and pat themselves on the back.
 
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How many white characters have taken the mask/hero of a black character? Exactly.

Black comic readers deserve another Black Panther or Spawn, not all these lazy race swaps. The comics industry needs to do better, not lazily pander and pat themselves on the back.

I don't disagree, but you and I both know the likelihood of a new IP catching on to the heights of something on par with Batman or Spider-Man are bleak.

Would you be this upset if this new Batman were just some white guy? As long as this isn't some overtly pandering nonsense, I don't see the issue.
 
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I don't disagree, but you and I both know the likelihood of a new IP catching on to the heights of something on par with Batman or Spider-Man are bleak.

Refusing to try ensures that, doesn't it. Just look at Marvel, all their pandering nonsense doesn't sell, so it's not like this is a recipe for success.

Would you be this upset if this new Batman were just some white guy? As long as this isn't some overtly pandering nonsense, I don't see the issue.

Yes. We already have a Batman, we don't need a new one no matter the skin color. If you are incapable of writing a character without changing who they are you probably shouldn't be writing that character.
 

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Companies only put out media that earn them an ROI. If taking advantage of the current BLM movement in order to make a quick buck profits DC rn then let them do their thing.
 

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Also, for those who are about to go freak out about Batman being black, this sounds like an Elseworlds story in every way but name so.. not a big deal.

pretty sure Future State is only a 2 month event, then Tynion IV will go back to Batman, so yeah.

Will we ever see Peter Parker as Spider Man again? I doubt it.

What? ASM 54 just came out this week... it’s still Peter... not to mention Symbiote Spider-Man miniseries, upcoming Non-Stop Spider-Man, the Abrams’ Spider-Man miniseries, there’s a zillion Spider-Man books Marvel shits out every month, Peter is going nowhere.
 
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pretty sure Future State is only a 2 month event, then Tynion IV will go back to Batman, so yeah.



What? ASM 54 just came out this week... it’s still Peter... not to mention Symbiote Spider-Man miniseries, upcoming Non-Stop Spider-Man, the Abrams’ Spider-Man miniseries, there’s a zillion Spider-Man books Marvel shits out every month, Peter is going nowhere.
I don't know about comics. But I doubt we'll be seeing a white Spidey in any future films or video games.

Sorry about the double post. My bad.
 
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They don't want to because of it, though. That's the whole purpose of brainwashing.
They don't want to reject it because they like it – i.e. they choose to consume it. For example, Spiderman: Miles Morales explicitly pays tribute to BLM:


But that didn't put people off. Many still chose to buy the game. Is that brainwashing? I don't think it is. If these people only had access to BLM and diversity propaganda, then I would accept that they were being brainwashed.

But that's not the case. Many of these people walk around with an internet-enabled smartphone which gives them access to a wealth of information both from the left and the right. They have the power to define their media diets.

That's why I'm inclined to believe that people who are hardcore BLM-supporting leftists in the era of smartphone have fundamentally chosen to go down that path.
 
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Let’s be honest, this isn’t going to sell even if the story is well written. Bruce is Batman like Peter is Spider-Man and Logan is Wolverine and Bruce Banner is Hulk. Every single time this is attempted it flops and then they blame white guys. Bruce will be back in a few months and this guy will don another mantle, get a new series under a new name and a few forced cameos, and then he still won’t sell and then they’ll cancel him. Have they not learned dick from Marvel?
 
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Not interested. Pass.

How about we elevate the existing black DC heroes who have been neglected in the last 5 years?

This is ultimately my take. The forced shit hurts us all.

My reaction to the 10th commercial in a row with a black wife and a white husband is cringe.
My reaction to black-created IPs and content is the other thing.

Authenticity matters.
 

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My favorite non-Bruce Wayne Batman was a retarded black Batman named Charlie Duffy (seriously, look it up, very much worth a read) so I welcome another take on black Batman if it meets or exceeds Charlie’s story.
 
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That's what everyone says at first. "It's just a spin-off!" or "Bruce Wayne is still white!". But that's not how black-washing works. Will we ever see Peter Parker as Spider Man again? I doubt it. This is a symbolic appropriation of our culture and its icons. To return to Bruce Wayne would be seen as regressive.

What drugs are you on? Peter Parker never left. He still has a comic.

Also, Future State is only a 2 month long event. Main titles have a 2 month break and then return. Bruce Wayne hasn't gone anywhere either.
 

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As demographics in the West change, this will become more and more common. Whites will be erased from history, beginning with their pop-culture. You won't even be granted a reservation to hide-in, because such spaces are "racist" and will be painted as a breeding ground for white-supremacy. This might not matter to those who remember when Batman was "some white guy". But the next generation will know nothing else. They will be raised in a world without any white role models.

The writing is on the wall; was there a single white-male protagonist in any of the games announced at the awards? I genuinely didn't see one when I scanned over the newly announced titles.

Shouldn't we be striving for racial unity, rather than all this talk of white culture, black culture, white/black role models etc etc?

I'm not sure there is any evidence either of white people being erased from history?

All this over batman as well?
 
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Shouldn't we be striving for racial unity, rather than all this talk of white culture, black culture, white/black role models etc etc?

I'm not sure there is any evidence either of white people being erased from history?

All this over batman as well?
 
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Right.

Google isn't trying to wipe out "white history" with that search result. You're making the same mistake Douglas Murray made, and I happen to like Douglas Murray.

Google image results are based on popularity, relevance and recent articles that have used these images with pages linked to European historical figures.

Due to what happened in 2020 with the BLM movement, a lot of websites put up pages detailing historical, black Europeans.

Calm yourself. Nobody is trying to wipe out "white history" and there is no such thing as "white genocide".
 
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Right.

Google isn't trying to wipe out "white history" with that search result. You're making the same mistake Douglas Murray made, and I happen to like Douglas Murray.

Google image results are based on popularity, relevance and recent articles that have used these images with pages linked to European historical figures.

Due to what happened in 2020 with the BLM movement, a lot of websites put up pages detailing historical, black Europeans.

Calm yourself. Nobody is trying to wipe out "white history" and there is no such thing as "white genocide".
That's garbage and you know it. This image was going around years ago. Why are you talking about white-genocide?
 

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That's garbage and you know it. This image was going around years ago. Why are you talking about white-genocide?

You were the one talking about wiping out White people and reservations for white people. You tell me.

How do you know it's not garbage? How do you know it's a campaign to wipe out white history. Show me you're evidence.

Before you do however, maybe you should make this into a new thread. I doubt you'd get any support for such wild and dangerous claims, but it's better than derailing a thread about Batman.
 
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You were the one talking about wiping out White people and reservations for white people. You tell me.

How do you know it's not garbage? How do you know it's a campaign to wipe out white history. Show me you're evidence.

Before you do however, maybe you should make this into a new thread. I doubt you'd get any support for such wild and dangerous claims, but it's better than derailing a thread about Batman.
Demographic replacement is a fact. Blackwashing is a byproduct of the systematic erasure of whiteness from media. I'm sure there were Native Americans who thought like you as well. How did that work out?
 

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The UK Government Census.




LMAO
OH NO
You have more foreign people in your country. So what. Whites aren't being erased, we are just crap at having big families.
Anyway, I was talking about erasure of white people in media, not population percentages.

*EDIT*
And why do you graphs stop at 2011 anyway?
 
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Demographic replacement is a fact. Blackwashing is a byproduct of the systematic erasure of whiteness from media. I'm sure there were Native Americans who thought like you as well. How did that work out?

Examples please, or at least create a thread outlining your evidence.
 

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So I guess this has aged like fine wine. /s



the world has bent to a single man's virtue signaling

Where is your god now, GAF?
 
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LMAO
OH NO
You have more foreign people in your country. So what. Whites aren't being erased, we are just crap at having big families.
Anyway, I was talking about erasure of white people in media, not population percentages.

*EDIT*
And why do you graphs stop at 2011 anyway?
Who is "We?" The graph stops at 2011 because that's when the last census was taken. But do you really think the non-white population has decreased after ten years? We'll know soon enough, when we take another one next year.


Erasure of white people in media = erasure of whites in the population. They go hand in hand. Good to know genocide is something that makes you LMAO. You white-genocide denialists are something else.