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You Win Some, You Lose Some?: “Increased” Diversity In DC Comics’ “New 52”

  title={You Win Some, You Lose Some?: “Increased” Diversity In DC Comics’ “New 52”},
  author={Julie Kessler},
This study investigates the assertion of increased diversity in DC Comics’ “New 52” relaunch by examining visibility of women and people of color in titles published before and after the relaunch. Thirty titles were sampled, fifteen from the month before the relaunch was established and fifteen published specifically as “New 52” titles. The portrayals of these characters were also inspected. Further, animated superhero-themed television shows with the same name as sampled comic book titles were… 

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