Diversity and Superheroes

By Karl Southgate, M.A. Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, the Invisible Woman (Sue Storm/Richards), the Hulk (Bruce Banner), Hawkeye, Wonder Woman, Daredevil, Spiderman, Star Lord, Rogue, Mr. Fantastic, the Thing (Ben Grimm), Wolverine, Professor X, Jean Gray, Cyclops, Batman, Superman, and Green Lantern—given their wide range of powers and significantly different backstories, what…