Asian Marvel's Heroes

Posted by Eva (126 posts) - - Show Bio

  There are my favorite Asian X-girls! What do you think about Marvel's Asian heroes?
#1 Posted by xboy79 (1209 posts) - - Show Bio

I love the beautiful group : )

#2 Posted by Vance Astro (91234 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel doesn't have enough of them like they don't have enough of any superhero of different races.I love all these heroes though especially Armor and Psylocke.

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#3 Posted by whacknasty (5617 posts) - - Show Bio

I agree with Vance, not enough super hero characters of different ethnicities.  Or villains.  They should try a team like the Great Ten over in DC.  I think they are pretty awesome anyway...

#4 Edited by PhoenixEssence (19 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah ! Off the top my head I have Shiro Yoshida ( Sunfire ) ! He's cool 
  and he's hot !

#5 Posted by Shell (5 posts) - - Show Bio
@PhoenixEssence: lol  Punny
#6 Posted by Eva (126 posts) - - Show Bio

 I also agree with Vance, not enough hoeroes. Asian women are more popular. What about Asian men? I only know Sunfire and he's ok. 

#7 Posted by Jake Fury (18629 posts) - - Show Bio

Sunfire is awesome.  
Silver Samurai is more of a tweener/villain rather than hero. 
 
#8 Posted by Dane (10596 posts) - - Show Bio

The Cat


Nico Minoru
 

#9 Posted by Eva (126 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jake Fury: @Jake Fury said:
" Sunfire is awesome.  Silver Samurai is more of a tweener/villain rather than hero.   "
Yes, Silver Samurai is more interesting hero!
#10 Posted by Eva (126 posts) - - Show Bio
@Dane said:
" The Cat

Nico Minoru

o WOW, I will read more about Nico! She will join my favourite 5 :)
Thx for info.
#11 Posted by Dane (10596 posts) - - Show Bio
@Eva: She's a main character in Runaways :)
#12 Posted by runaway97 (6 posts) - - Show Bio

 Nico is not asian  

#13 Posted by Mutant God (3022 posts) - - Show Bio

Whose is that in the middle

#14 Posted by ComicMan24 (147091 posts) - - Show Bio
@runaway97: 
She has Japanese roots..
 
@Mutant God:
I think it's Karma.
#15 Posted by Vance Astro (91234 posts) - - Show Bio
@runaway97 said:
"  Nico is not asian   "
Last time I checked two asian people who had a baby made an asian baby.So since Nico's parents are both Japanese...I would assume Nico is also Japanese.
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#16 Posted by Eva (126 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God:  it's Karma, it's one of the best pictures of her :)
#17 Posted by Mutant God (3022 posts) - - Show Bio

@Eva:
Oh, thanks. I was confuse because I always seen her with short hair. 

#18 Posted by ViciousCesar! (2310 posts) - - Show Bio

psylocke ftw

#19 Edited by daak1212 (7901 posts) - - Show Bio

Really there isnt enough of any race. 
 
Asian: Psylock, Nico, Armor, Surge, Shang CHi, Iron fist, Etc etc  
 
Black: Black Panther, Storm, Blue Marvel, M, Luke Cage 
 
Hispanic:  I guess when Spiderman was thought up could count...I guess 
 
Native Americans:  Theres a few such as Ech but thats the only main stream one I can think of.  Also Warpath 
 
There's way to many white heros and its actually kinda getting on my nerves reading Marvel Comics as a mixed blood youth.  I feel kinda odd reading it while DC has tons of kick ass black heroes and other race heroes.
#20 Posted by crackerjack82 (2606 posts) - - Show Bio

One reason there are so few Villians that are Black,Hispanic,Asain, OR native american. IS certain members of those groups of people get really pissed off, when they are portayed as villian 
 
Even DC has to play a thin line with there villians of race. plus they dont use thos Black heroes as often
 
As for the hero aspect 
They cannot really make them sterotypes   Warpath and forge are ok, but Marvel got huge backlash when Warpath's tribe was dug up as part of a storyline, and even for the character himself at times 
 
Spiderman 2099 was only half spanish  

  
#21 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio

Psylocke's the best ^__^

#22 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e said:
"Psylocke's the best ^__^ "
#23 Posted by kelvin_oh89 (42 posts) - - Show Bio

Wolverine's son Daken is mixed blood. Canadian and Japanese. 
 
It is my greatest hope that a Korean superhero can make it onto the pages one day. All we have is (I think) Grace Choice who used to be an Outsider and Amadeus Cho (Who they made into a white dude in Incredible Hulk).

#24 Edited by DanielThomasRandKai (46 posts) - - Show Bio
@daak1212:  Iron Fist is American.
 
Anyways, my favorite Asian hero who needs more love is SUNFIRE
Sunfire
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I never like any of the Asian X-Chicks though...dunno why. Well, other than Lady Deathstrike... :)
#25 Posted by UnosInfinitos (149 posts) - - Show Bio

You have to remember that nearly all comics started in the 40's and 60's were written by white/Jewish/ Italians guys they writing what they knew, because as the late great Dwayne McDuffie pointed out when both companies were trying to add color there can only be so many black guys on skateboards. Also and this just might be me you want to avoid stereotypical cliches

#26 Posted by virgin4life (428 posts) - - Show Bio
@Eva said:
"  I also agree with Vance, not enough hoeroes. Asian women are more popular. What about Asian men? I only know Sunfire and he's ok.  "
asian men arent sexy
#27 Posted by sizz_leteen (3 posts) - - Show Bio
@virgin4life said:
" @Eva said:
"  I also agree with Vance, not enough hoeroes. Asian women are more popular. What about Asian men? I only know Sunfire and he's ok.  "
asian men arent sexy "

WHAT?! Asian men are so very sexy! I was wondering why there are no Asian male comic book heroes, myself. 

Also, are there any characters of Korean descent? It seems that with the exception of Karma (who's Vietnamese), all of Marvel's (few) heroes of Asian backgrounds are either of Chinese or Japanese heritage. 

I also take issue with how "whitewashed" the Asian gals look most of the time. I've seen so many images of Psylocke or Surge with big blue eyes. 
#28 Posted by PrinceIMC (5422 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked the Neal Shaara the Indian Thunderbird. I kinda hope he'll still be back.

#29 Posted by sam_cheesmore (8 posts) - - Show Bio

psylocke is BRITTISH! SHE'S THE SISTER OF CAPTAIN BRITTIAN!

#30 Posted by fodigg (6146 posts) - - Show Bio

@sam_cheesmore said:

psylocke is BRITTISH! SHE'S THE SISTER OF CAPTAIN BRITTIAN!

Oh come now, you must know she's inhabiting the body of a Japanese ninja.

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