According to David Gabriel, Marvel’s VP of Sales, comic book sales are down because “people didn’t want any more diversity.” This isn’t the first time a Marvel executive — let alone executives from DC and smaller outlets — has ever blatantly avoided their company’s own problems by trying to blame low sales numbers on diversity. So Dan and Andrew decided to turn this week’s episode into an evergreen podcast about diversity and comics. (They also chat about Joss Whedon directing Batgirl, the Justice League trailer, and just how awesome FX’s Legion was.)
Many thanks to Molly for sitting (or lying) still enough for photos.
Special thanks to Boston-area band Beeef for the use of “Cream Soda.”
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