Published On: Thu, Sep 1st, 2022

DC Comics Claims Mix Up With Highly Criticized ‘Titans United’ Green Lantern Variant Cover Yet Silent on Wider Issue

Jorge Molina 2022 Green Lantern illustration. Image: DC.

Over the weekend, there was an understandable uproar online regarding DC’s editorial choices for their upcoming Latin American Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) variant issues. Like previous cultural month celebrations, DC featured special variant covers for stories in print that featured Latinx leads, by people of a similar background, and while nice art alone would have been great, the trouble arose when people began to notice that all of the art seemed to boil down what makes them Latinx to the food they eat. As we’ve previously discussed, for one or two characters, this may have worked, but for seven—yeah, no. That’s making it a punchline.

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