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By Paul Kersey

ISBN-10: 1463688180

ISBN-13: 9781463688189

Captain the United States. Superman. Batman. the fairway Lantern. Wolverine. Spider-Man. The Punisher. The Flash. Daredevil. Iron guy. Thor.

All heroes. All white. the main cherished characters from the pages of comics are all united of their whiteness. Captain the USA and Whiteness is the sequel to Hollywood in Blackface, a publication that argued the critical white motion big name is being thoroughly erased from cinema and changed with Black Fictional photographs (BFI). The predicament is that Hollywood has come to depend on the hugely marketable and profitable - proven - superheroes in a bid to stay ecocnomic.

Superhero video clips provide white actors the chance to big name the place they once more shop the world.These video clips deny Will Smith the chance to monopolize that function.

In an age whilst "treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity", superhero videos and comics supply a window right into a international the place the concept that of "Truth, Justice, and the yankee manner" isn't really an superseded mode of considering.

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