If a black actor is cast as The Human Torch, what’s next? Some guy not made out of rocks playing The Thing?
The 5 Most Insulting Defenses of Nerd Racism


News has broken that Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle) is being considered to play Johnny Storm (The Human Torch) in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. Naturally, comic book fans across the Internet are furious, because they’ve had it with all the reboots and just want to preserve the magic of the 2005 original — oh, wait, no. They’re angry because Michael B. Jordan is black. And in the comics, Johnny Storm is white.


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If a black actor is cast as The Human Torch, what’s next? Some guy not made out of rocks playing The Thing?

The 5 Most Insulting Defenses of Nerd Racism

News has broken that Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle) is being considered to play Johnny Storm (The Human Torch) in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. Naturally, comic book fans across the Internet are furious, because they’ve had it with all the reboots and just want to preserve the magic of the 2005 original — oh, wait, no. They’re angry because Michael B. Jordan is black. And in the comics, Johnny Storm is white.

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