Marvel’s new Iron Man is 15-year-old black girl, by the BBC.
Civil War II sees Tony Stark hang up his boots to be replaced by Riri Williams, the company said.
The character is a Chicago-born science genius studying at MIT and made her debut earlier this year.
The news has prompted a huge reaction online, with many welcoming it as a step forward for diversity.
How politically correct! How trendy!
How unreal though. 15 is too young to have acquired enough knowledge and wisdom. The vast majority of science genii are white or North Asian, and male. And how is all that hair going to fit under the helmet?