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Eisner Awards showcase comics' diversity with Wonder Woman, Wayne Brady, Sonny Liew and 'Saga'

Eisner Awards showcase comics' diversity with Wonder Woman, Wayne Brady, Sonny Liew and 'Saga'

The message from Eisner Awards voters and winners was simple enough: Comics are for everybody, and can be made by anybody.

But it’s a complicated world.

Actor and comedian Wayne Brady, a surprise guest Friday at the Oscars of comics, recalled a Hollywood studio meeting at which a man was surprised he liked sci-fi because he was black.

“Then I had to proceed to school him on every comic book that I’d read since I was 8, and every show that I’ve watched, every bad Marvel show — remember back in the day the horrible version of Spider-Man they had on with the terry cloth suit … and the Hulk, Lou Ferrigno, the green washing off of his face … the Captain America film with...

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