The 7 Biggest Marvel Comics Controversies

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By Caitlin Donovan | More Articles
January 24, 2019  03:16 AM
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Over the years, Marvel comics have often found themselves embroiled in controversy whether intentionally or unintentionally. Sometimes it’s for being too socially progressive. Sometimes it’s for very much the opposite of that. Sometimes it’s just good old-fashioned nerd rage. Looking over the history, it’s interesting to see what caused these controversies and how Marvel responded to them. What are the patterns? Why do these controversies happen? How quickly are they shoved under the rug and why? This list aims to examine all of that. 

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Caitlin Donovan is a long-time nerd with a passion for superheroes and epic fantasy. She lives in North Carolina with her cat and wrestles with writing novels and doing editorial work when she's not ranting about pop culture online. She runs a blog at
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