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People Are Upset About This DC Tweet That Addresses Diversity In "Bizarro"

The writer of the brand-new Bizarro, Heath Corson, had a #BizarroChat on Twitter and addressed the color gray.

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On June 3, DC writer Heath Corson answered questions in a fan Q&A on Twitter about the new Bizarro comic (Issue #1 out currently).

Join us for a Twitter Q&A with BIZARRO's @HeathCorson this Friday @ 1pm PT! It am going to be terrible. #BizarroChat

And as with most up-and-coming comics, the question of diversity (or lack thereof) was brought up by fans.

@DCComics #BizarroChat will there be characters of color prominently shown in this series, and if not, why not?

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Though Heath Corson had been tweeting as Bizarro for some responses, he answered the diversity question as himself.

Bizarro is grey, so I hope you're counting him. (1/2) @HeathCorson #BizarroChat https://t.co/H0995tuyxu

The tweets that were in character as Bizarro were signed "-B".

And then followed up his joke with a more serious answer.

.@FemmesinFridges And yes, as we criss-cross the DCU we'll feature a whole mess of folks. (2/2) @HeathCorson #BizarroChat

But people were not happy with Corson's original joke.

@MarvelMan616 Have you read Infinity man and the forever people? I'm not sure DC realizes its 1990 yet.

This is wrong on so many levels. Seriously. Do better. @DCComics @HeathCorson

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@DCComics @HeathCorson IS THIS FOR FUCKING REAL

@DCComics @HeathCorson @FemmesinFridges really DC. Well nice way to show that your push of diversity is as sincere as it seems

@DCComics @HeathCorson FUCK are you TRYING to lose to Marvel?

.@DCComics awkwardly posts #greylivesmatter joke in #BizarroChat, which I guess kind of confirms the premise of the chat?

A representative for DC did not immediately reply to BuzzFeed News' request for comment.

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