Re: "Flame On!" The Human Torch Thread
Well, with regards to the Cracked article - I reject the notion that it is "nerd racism" - again it's labeling people with an offensive term in hopes of shutting them up.
Yes, many of these characters were created at a time when the majority of the comic book readership was [I assume] white - that's just a fact - deal with it - move on.
Marvel quickly started adding diverse characters in their books as early as 1963 with Sgt. Fury - black, Jewish, southern, Italian, etc. FF introduced American Indian and African characters. When these characters make it into a Marvel film I want them to be as close to their comic counterparts as possible - not because of their race but because that is how they were created and were intended to be. Nothing wrong with that.