Marvel seems to be in no hurry to make a solo movie for any women, content with Robert Downey Jr. and blonde guys named Chris. With Zack Snyder running the DC movie universe now, we hope for Wonder Woman, but expect Sucker Punch 2. Video game developers are actively discouraged from female and/or “ethnic” leads, leading to row after row of Grizzled White Males with Downcast Eyes on the shelves of your local GameStop.
Meanwhile, Missing Worlds Media just posted this picture of Anthem, one of the signature heroes of the City of Titans universe and their equivalent to Captain America, Wonder Woman, and Statesman.
Being a “virtual studio” that collaborates over the internet without a publisher looming over their shoulders gives them the freedom to dare put a black female superhero with a badass, practical, sexy-without-being-cheesecake costume out there as the face of their game.
Building an MMO in a hundred garages around the world is a batshit crazy idea, and one I pledged Kickstarter funds to help support. Never mind the money, though. Seeing this makes me want to see them pull off the impossible even more.