This Response to the Backlash Against Marvel Making Thor a Woman Is Just Plain Awesome

July 17, 2014 7:52 PM

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This Response to the Backlash Against Marvel Making Thor a Woman Is Just Plain Awesome

Marvel has been at the center of controversy surrounding diversity in the world of superheroes lately, predominately directed towards the Marvel Cinematic Universe and predominately over the lack of films fronted by females or persons of color (POC). But it looks like Marvel is taking steps to change that, starting with their comic book cannon.

On Monday, they announced that, come October, Thor would become "unworthy" of wielding his trusty hammer and his mantle would be taken up by a woman. "This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is THOR," writer Jason Aaron said. "This is the THOR of the Marvel Universe. ...

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