News & Things: May the Fourrrfth Be With You
It’s heeeere. I’m more of an animated Star Wars gal myself, so I’m hopeful.
CBR has a roundup of photos from the big day, from Australia to Arizona.
Rachel Ediden takes aim at Game of Thrones, and in case you doubted, it’s a direct hit.
The Black Panther and Power-Man were among the first super heroes of African descent. But there were many obscure black villains and anti-heroes created around them with some storylines that were flat out racist.
Black Panther’s archenemy was Man-Ape. He first appeared in Avengers #62 (1969) and gets his powers from bathing in blood and eating the flesh of the white gorilla, giving him superhuman strength and agility from the transformation. A large black man, in a white gorilla suit, juxtaposed against the racist idea of black men behaving savagely and looking like apes sounds more than a little bit racist.