REPORT: DC Comics faces backlash for deleting Batman poster amid China complaints

NOVEMBER 30, 2019

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DC Comics has faced fierce criticism for pulling an image advertising its new Batman comic from social media on Thursday night following an angry backlash in China after many perceived the poster to be supporting of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

Long since-deleted, the image depicted the iconic superhero throwing a molotov cocktail in front of a grey and pink background with the words ‘The Future is Young’ written in large lettering.

The article goes on to state the following:

The illustration had originally been uploaded to promote Frank Miller and Rafael Grampá’s forthcoming new Batman title ‘Dark Knight Returns: Golden Child’, which is scheduled for release next month – however more outrage than interest was drummed up in China.

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