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Old 05-12-2013, 01:35 AM   #458
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Default Re: "Flame On!" The Human Torch Thread

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Originally Posted by JustABill View Post
Yes, but they also make more gay, black, lesbian, Asian, Mexican, bisexual, transgender and general minority characters in 2013, because the times have changed and people are more accepting of that and less afraid of that character not being successful simply because of the color of their skin or their sexuality.

That simply wasn't the case in 1961 so they default was white.

The default is still white, but we're more accepting and step away from that anymore.

He's white literally because it's the default for most characters.
Maybe it was just the default for Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Because their characters were reflections of themselves.

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