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DC Comics Under Fire For Allegedly Racist Stereotypes

DC Comics Hispanic Heritage art

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  • DC Comics released new cover art to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Monty, but fans were critical, saying the images evoked racist stereotypes.
  • Fans were particularly unhappy that some of the covers depicted the superheroes with Hispanic food.
  • The Green Lantern, for example, is depicted holding a bag of tamales.
  • The Mexican artist who drew the original image said his Green Lantern image had been altered.

 

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