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Trent Trueheart

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
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JesusFan

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
Subj: Re: Will anyhere here 'Buy" Black Spidey for Movies then?
Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 01:30:24 pm EST (Viewed 94 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Will anyhere here 'Buy" Black Spidey for Movies then?
Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 06:31:15 am EST (Viewed 80 times)



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    He does not have to be white to be Spiderman, as it is fine to have someone else plat him as a different character, but since peter Parker has been welle stablished as he is white...



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    it would be like having a Black batman , that would be fine also, just make him a different person, not bruce wayne,,,


I don't think introducing a different character really solves the problem. It just irritates a different core of fans who want to see Peter Parker as Spider-Man, not some random guy who's not named Peter Parker simply because he's not white.

Think about the Marvel Multiverse. A universe has to exist somewhere that is exactly like the 616 that we all know and love, except Peter Parker is black. Why is it so hard to accept that?

I look at it this way: I've never seen Hancock and don't really have any interest in it. But if there was a Superman movie starring Will Smith, I would be very interested.

Of course, I still want to see new minority characters introduced. But I'd like to see their mythology build before putting them in a movie. Existing characters have well established mythologies and changing a characters ethnicity doesn't change that.


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