Shazam! The Heeb Review

The filmmakers did a good job of taking the classic story--Billy Batson, orphan who gets the ability to become a superhero with mythical powers--and give it a modern update without losing its basic charm.

Comics the Chosen Should Choose

another way in which the comic book universe tends to fail in diversity while it pretends to care is that characters seem to be various versions of the same physical type--in shape, when in fact, just looking around the country, it seems pretty likely that were an average, random American to get super powers, he or she would be a bit on the doughy side of things. 

Diversity in the Comic Book Universe

Because as a Jew who always wanted to see Jewish characters, we get it. We don’t claim to be in the same position, because as a white guy, we could still see plenty of white guys to identify with or dream about being like, but we get it enough to want black kids or latino kids or gay kids to pick up a comic book and read stories about people like them.

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