Fear Of A Black Doctor Strange

I’m probably as guilty as many over seeing a black man cosplaying as Captain America and thinking “oh, a black Captain America” rather than just “oh, Captain America”. From a Chinese Elvis to a male Slave Princess Leia, I notice the differences in terms of demographic between the person and the person portraying them.

I think there’s a difference between that, though, and people who seem to believe that someone of a different ethnicity shouldn’t portray a character in cosplay. Such as the following Doctor Strange shot posted on Facebook by Marvel, as part of a range of cosplay shots taken at conventions to promote Avengers Vs X-Men;

And the comments that followed;

PFF it is white doctor strange not black get a little logical

you know whats really strange? an afroamerican making a dr stangre cosplay

Dr. Strange negro… é pai de santo?

when did Dr.Strange become black?

Doctor strange isnt black

Yea umm to bad hes white this craps geting old u never see dc comics doing crap like this wtf marvel?..oops I forgot Disney that’s why ooooooo.

jericho drumm isnt sorcerer supreme anymore :P

lol stephen strange is totally not black just sayin…

Don’t tell me dr.strange is now dr.dre

 

Sigh. Here’s the rest of the cosplay so far;

 

 

 

 

 

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