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On Marvel, Mandarin, and Marginalization

On Marvel, Mandarin, and Marginalization

August 7th, 2012 by

Marvel announced the Mandarin in Iron Man 3 but may be leaving the Asian and gay characters out of Guardians of the Galaxy.

Online News Coverage – Racebending.com fights for Asian American <i>Runaways</i> Casting

Online News Coverage – Racebending.com fights for Asian American Runaways Casting

October 11th, 2010 by

Here’s a round up of all of the online news coverage Racebending.com’s advocacy efforts for the Runaways casting received. Articles from Backstage Magazine, Pacific Citizen, UGO.com, Techland, and more…

Marvel Responds to Runaways Casting Concerns

Marvel Responds to Runaways Casting Concerns

August 26th, 2010 by

Racebending.com contacted Marvel with concerns about casting an Asian American actress to portray Nico Minoru in “Runaways.”

Marvel responded to our concerns! “Our goal is to cast an Asian American actress…”

“Runaways” Movie Casting Breakdown

“Runaways” Movie Casting Breakdown

August 5th, 2010 by

The casting breakdown for Marvel’s Japanese American heroine fails to mention that the character is Asian, or that Asian American actresses should audition…