In a capitalist system the major factor for any product is “is there a market?” Are Consumers interested in stories starring women and people of color?

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Are women portrayed soley as sexual objects in comics? We talk about the ide of the “Male gaze” and how it affects the content.

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Are a superheroes of color a relatable concept? In this episode we dig deeper into the issue of what kinds of characters the readers relate to. Many comics fans have to make a leap in order to lose themselves in the world of the creators have made. What would happen if the audience was given characters who looked like them? The goal of any storyteller should be to make a closer connection with the audience.

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In this first episode we ask the if the lack of diversity is a deliberate act within the comics industry. At first glance there may not seem to be an issue with diversity but when you look at the staff and characters of the large comics companies it tells a different story.

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