While the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to face criticism for a lack of diversity in its recurring cast of mostly white, mostly male superheroes (mainly due to most of their popular characters having been created in the early-1960s) the Marvel Comics Universe has been beefing up its roster with a wave of new heroes from a broader set of cultural backgrounds. One such character is Riri Williams, a young Black woman who dons the armored identity of “Ironheart.”
Now, check out new fan art that imagines the character as embodied by pop singer Rihanna.
The artwork, from fan art maestro BossLogic, features the popular singer sporting William’s distinctive hairstyle and a suit of armor based on …
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