May 15, 2017

NOT KNOWING YOUR AUDIENCE:

Marvel Cancels Ta-Nehisi Coates' Black Lives Matter Comic Due to Poor Sales (Ian Miles Cheong, May 14, 2017, Heat Street)

No one is buying Marvel's lineup of social justice-themed comics. It's no surprise, given that few readers want politics to be forced down their throats. Thus liberal darling Ta-Nehisi Coates and Yona Harvey's Black Panther & The Crew is getting the axe after poor sales, just two issues after its launch. Its cancellation comes just weeks after a Marvel VP revealed that comics with forced messages of "diversity" were responsible for the publisher's sales slump.

Posted by at May 15, 2017 6:55 AM

  

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