White men running the world as "The Illuminati"
Marvel Comics has announced a new miniseries about a secret cabal of superheroes who really run the world, and call themselves (not so originally) The Illuminati. They're all white males.
And we thought we were making some progress against sexism and discrimination. Thank God this is just a fictional fantasy.
NEWSARAMA - ILLUMINATING THE ILLUMINATI WITH BRIAN BENDIS: "Most recently, they played a major role in the fate of The Sentry in the pages of New Avengers: Reed Richards, Black Bolt, Namor, Professor Xavier, and Dr. Strange. Together, the five are known as the Illuminati, and in March, Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev will show their history in New Avengers Special: The Illuminati.
We caught up with Bendis to talk secrets, cabals, how it starts to come apart, and similarities. "