Black Lives Matter-Inspired Comic Series Canceled After Dismal Sales

Black Lives Matter-Inspired Comic Series Canceled After Dismal Sales

Marvel chose to cancel a Black Lives Matter inspired comic series because of its poor sales.

Only two issues of The Crew have been released so far, but Coates says Marvel will still publish four more before officially dropping it. Coates also says the book's central mystery "will be solved" by the end.

The story is set in a New York City patrolled by robot police officers instead of human officials, but much of the plot appears to derive thematically from the Black Lives Matter playbook, with cops beating up minorities for little to no reason and groups of local citizens on the verge of riots over it all.

New reports have come in that Marvel's comic book division is now starting to clean house when it comes to SJW content. It becomes clear in the first issue that the activist is not just an activist.

Whereas the original Crew run tackled gentrification, the new series focused on police brutality, telling the story of a black man who died mysteriously while in police custody.

Just one month after its launch, Marvel's Black Panther and the Crew has been canceled, according to its co-writer. "We saw the sales of any character that was diverse, any character that was new, our female characters, anything that was not a core Marvel character, people were turning their nose up against".

The senior vice president of sales at Marvel recently admitted that the push for diversity in their comic books wasn't helping with sales. And the character will also soon be featured in his own Marvel Cinematic Universe film, so there's that, too. Actor Chadwick Boseman will play the character in Marvel's Black Panther, due out in February 2018.

Besides exploring race in America, Coates planned to use the series as an opportunity to take a look at Marvel's black heroes that went beyond their armor and masks "to get inside them as black people".



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