Marvel is facing backlash for their latest What If?’ series featuring Spider Man’s Miles Morales after being called out by social media for racial stereotyping of a Black neighborhood.
The What If? series explores alternate universes involving an array of Marvel characters and reimagined popular storylines without continuation.
Screenrant.com notes this What If? edition was penned by non-Black writers Cody Ziglar, Anthony Piper, and John Ridley.
Miles Morales was introduced to the comics in 2011 by writer Brian Michael Bendis and has been a fan favorite amongst audiences ever since.
While fans may be disappointed with the comic, Shameik Moore may be able to save the day as he will reprise his role as Brooklyn’s most famous webslinger in the sequel Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse which will serve as a two-part affair with Part One slated to hit theaters on Oct. 7, 2022, with Part Two on the calendar to follow sometime in 2023.