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Blood Syndicate #17 © 1994 DC Comics/Milestone Media. COVER ART BY CRISSCROSS.

Multiculturalism

During comics' Golden Age (1938–1954), the nascent medium of superhero comic books was overrun with cultural stereotypes, a manifestation of societal prejudices widely, and sometimes innocently, held at the time. Captain Aero's little Chinese pal, Chop Suey; the Lone Ranger's faithful Indian companion, Tonto; and Mandrake the Magician's obedient African aide, Lothar, were among the characters that marginalized the value of minorities.