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Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling SDCC’13 video and transcript!

Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling SDCC’13 video and transcript!

Racebending.com held our third annual San Diego ComicCon International Panel on Sunday July 21st in Room 23ABC: Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling. Moderated by Racebending.com’s Michael Le, a panel of comic book authors discussed their experiences writing diverse and innovative work for big franchises, indie, small press, and web comics. Brandon Thomas (Miranda Mercury), Gen...
Marvel Responds to Runaways Casting Concerns

Marvel Responds to Runaways Casting Concerns

Marvel Studios has responded to Racebending.com and the Asian American community’s concerns about the casting of an Asian American actress to portray the character Nico Minoru in Runaways (2012). A statement Racebending.com received on Thursday, August 26th read: “Thank you for reaching out regarding your concerns over Marvel’s recent casting notice for THE RUNAWAYS. We appreci...
“Runaways” Movie Casting Breakdown

“Runaways” Movie Casting Breakdown

The casting breakdown for Marvel’s “Runaways” movie was released today. You can view the official casting website here and articles about the casting here and here. The Runaways crew is pretty diverse as comic book teams go, at various points in the story there’s African American and Japanese American team leaders, a girl who has a BMI above 20, a Latino Catholic, and lesb...

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