The Top 10 Stories On Nerd Culture and Race in 2014

Media Diversified

by Rod Thomas 

For comic book fans and fans of science fiction movies, 2014 proved to be a banner year. Whether it was the #BlackStormTrooper outrage or the cancellation of Syfy shows here is my rundown of the worst of the best, or the best of the worst Nerd Culture had to offer us when it came to racial diversity!

10. DC Comics announced that
Frank Miller and Scott Snyder will be teaming up to write the third Dark Knight book: Yes! This was good news for comic book fans. The author of The Dark Knight Returns and The Dark Knight Strikes, WHAT COULD POSSIBLY BE WRONG WITH THAT?

Well, it’s the same Frank Miller who wrote Batman: Year One, 300, and Sin City. 300 was infamous for its Orientalism and negative racial tropes, and while Batman: Year One was gritty and excellently written, it manages to include…

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