Why is adding white characters easier to pull off than adding minority characters, Venom?
Originally Posted by Chewy
It's a major reason the X-Men really broke out in the 90s, both as a comic and a cartoon
And before that in the 70s, when they added people of different nationalities, including a black girl. "Diversity: It's not just for black people any more." When X-Men was all white it flopped. Fantastic Four - love 'em, I do, I do - lost their importance and relevance and commercial appeal a while ago. Same, to a lesser degree, with the Justice League. Meanwhile Avengers, X-Men and other ardently diverse properties have continued to flourish and continued to capture the masses just by showing up and looking like the modern world.