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27th Apr '17 4:44:19 AM name_already_chosen
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* ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' has Cleopatra, a Franchise/WonderWoman {{Expy}} who in the present day is a dark-skinned woman. Stories set earlier in the ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' universe, however, show a previous Cleopatra who was a blonde Caucasian woman.

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* ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' has Cleopatra, a Franchise/WonderWoman {{Expy}} who in the present day is a dark-skinned woman. Stories As a commentary on this trend, stories set earlier in the ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' universe, however, show a previous Cleopatra [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall who was a blonde Caucasian woman.woman]].
13th Apr '17 5:25:07 PM JoeMerl
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** The final issue of the pre-ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''[[ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2009}} Batgirl]]'' volume showed an [[AlternateTimeline alternate future]] where the Batgirl identity had been taken up by an African American teenager named Nell.

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** The final issue of the pre-ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''[[ComicBook/{{Batgirl [[ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2009}} Batgirl]]'' volume showed Stephanie's run]] had her [[LotusEaterMachine dream an [[AlternateTimeline alternate ideal future]] where the Batgirl identity had been taken up by an African American teenager named Nell.she's a female Comicbook/{{Nightwing}} training Nell, a black RecurringExtra, to be Batgirl.



** In the New 52, Cassandra is no longer Batgirl, but becomes the new Orphan (the identity her father had) after the original performs a HeroicSacrifice.

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** In the New 52, Cassandra is no longer Batgirl, but becomes the new Orphan (the identity her Caucasian father had) after the original performs a HeroicSacrifice.
2nd Apr '17 1:19:54 PM WaterBlap
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* In ''Series/TwentyFourLegacy'', the follow-up to ''Series/TwentyFour'', Eric Carter, a black 20-something ex-Army Ranger, is the new protagonist after Jack Bauer.
16th Mar '17 8:57:44 PM jormis29
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* In ''24: Legacy'', the follow-up to ''Series/TwentyFour'', Eric Carter, a black 20-something ex-Army Ranger, is the new protagonist after Jack Bauer.

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* In ''24: Legacy'', ''Series/TwentyFourLegacy'', the follow-up to ''Series/TwentyFour'', Eric Carter, a black 20-something ex-Army Ranger, is the new protagonist after Jack Bauer.
23rd Feb '17 4:33:41 AM SAMAS
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** In the ''Ultron Forever'' crossover, one of the temporally-displaced Avengers is Danielle Cage, the daughter of Luke Cage and ComicBook/JessicaJones. She serves as her timeline's version of Captain America, using an anti-gravity version of the iconic shield (based off the short-lived magnetic feature the shield had in the 60's ''Avengers'' comics).

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** In the ''Ultron Forever'' crossover, one of the temporally-displaced Avengers is Danielle Cage, the daughter of Luke Cage ComicBook/LukeCage and ComicBook/JessicaJones. She serves as her timeline's version of Captain America, using an anti-gravity version of the iconic shield (based off the short-lived magnetic feature the shield had in the 60's ''Avengers'' comics).
*** Another alternate-universe-future Danielle shows up in ''ComicBook/USAvengers''. This one mentions that she's fought alongside several of her alternate selves, all of whom became Cap.
15th Feb '17 8:09:21 AM comicwriter
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** Avril Kincaid, Phyla's successor, is also a lesbian.
14th Feb '17 10:01:28 AM fruitstripegum
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* The ''Comicbook/MarvelOneHundredthAnniversarySpecial'' limited series was written on the premise that each issue was a comic book published in the year 2061, providing a possible glimpse of what the Marvel Universe will look like in 25 years (real world time). [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall Perhaps as an intentional nod]] to the growing ubiquity of this trope, the ''Comicbook/FantasticFour'' issue shows that the new Human Torch is an Asian boy named Lee Minh Cam.

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* The ''Comicbook/MarvelOneHundredthAnniversarySpecial'' limited series was written on the premise that each issue was a comic book published in the year 2061, providing a possible glimpse of what the Marvel Universe will look like in 25 years (real world time).when it reaches its one hundredth anniversary. [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall Perhaps as an intentional nod]] to the growing ubiquity of this trope, the ''Comicbook/FantasticFour'' issue shows that the new Human Torch is an Asian boy named Lee Minh Cam.
8th Feb '17 2:00:33 PM comicwriter
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** It looks like he's gotten more white over time, and that he was darker at birth, canonically. A lot of colorists have messed it up over the years, though. It definitely does not help that his hair is dyed blonde.
** In the New 52, he's now the new Red Arrow, while Roy Harper calls himself Arsenal.

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** It looks like he's gotten more white over time, and that he was darker at birth, canonically. A lot of colorists have messed it up over the years, though. It definitely does not help that his hair is dyed blonde.
** In the New 52, he's now the new Red Arrow, while Roy Harper calls himself Arsenal.
blonde. His coloring was fixed in ''Comicbook/{{Convergence}}''.


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** In the mainstream continuity, Emiko becomes the new Red Arrow after ''Comicbook/DCRebirth''.
28th Jan '17 2:56:21 AM narm00
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** In ComicBook/DCRebirth, ComicBook/LoisLane (New-52 version) gets Superman's powers and becomes Superwoman, [[spoiler:ComicBook/LanaLang gets Superman's {{Energy Being|s}} powers and becomes another Superwoman]], and Kenan Kong, a Chinese guy from Shanghai, gets Superman's powers and becomes the China-based ComicBook/NewSuperMan.

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** In ComicBook/DCRebirth, ComicBook/LoisLane (New-52 (New 52 version) gets Superman's powers and becomes Superwoman, [[spoiler:ComicBook/LanaLang gets Superman's {{Energy Being|s}} powers and becomes another Superwoman]], and Kenan Kong, a Chinese guy from Shanghai, gets Superman's powers and becomes the China-based ComicBook/NewSuperMan.



** When Kaldur was reintroduced post-''ComicBook/{{Flashpoint}}'' in ''ComicBook/DCRebirth'', he was also established as being gay.



** Red Hood's mantle has since been taken by Jason Todd (White Male) though funny side note, with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} reboot, he's now working alongside (as well as becoming good friends with) Roy Harper in a world where Lian doesn't exist...yet.

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** Red Hood's mantle has since been taken by Jason Todd (White Male) though funny side note, sidenote, with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} reboot, he's now working alongside (as well as becoming good friends with) Roy Harper in a world where Lian doesn't exist...yet.



** In ''Futures End'', the new Robin is a black teenager named Duke Thomas.

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** In ''Futures ''Future's End'', the new Robin is a black teenager named Duke Thomas.



* [[ComicBook/FreedomFighters Lanford]] and [[ComicBook/YoungJustice Ray Terril]], the first two holders of the Ray identity, were white. Stan Silver, the third Ray, was African-American, while Lucien Gates, the current Ray, is Korean American.

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* The first three holders of ComicBook/TheRay identity, [[ComicBook/FreedomFighters Lanford]] and Langford Terrill]], [[ComicBook/YoungJustice Ray Terril]], the first two holders of the Ray identity, Terrill]], and Stan Silver were white. Stan Silver, the third Ray, was African-American, white, while the ComicBook/New52 Ray, Lucien Gates, the current Ray, is Korean American.American. When Ray Terrill was reintroduced in ''ComicBook/DCRebirth'', he was changed from being straight to gay.
26th Jan '17 4:54:48 PM comicwriter
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* The original Iron Patriot was ComicBook/NormanOsborn, a white male. The second was the above-mentioned James Rhodes, and the third is Toni Yinsen, who is Asian ''[[TwoferTokenMinority and]]'' a lesbian.

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* The original Iron Patriot was ComicBook/NormanOsborn, a white male. The second was the above-mentioned James Rhodes, and the third is Toni Yinsen, Ho, who is Asian ''[[TwoferTokenMinority and]]'' a lesbian.
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