Cartoonist Ty Templeton has tackled the negative reaction by a number of people in the mainstream media (and comics) to the new half-black, half-Hispanic Ultimate Spider-Man Miles
Morales in a new edition of his regular Bun Toons comic. I predict this will clear everything up:
So in other words, it's not like the Comics Industry hasn't done this before. The problem is it's Spider-Man and Spider-Man is high profile.
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