25 white comic book characters race swapped in movies and TV

Pete_ross_teen DC comicsPete Ross (Sam Jones III, Smallville)

CW execs have been pretty smart about diversifying its shows for the most part and when a new series about the early days of Superman kicked off, his best friend was no longer a blonde, blue-eyed character and was instead played by Jones.Smallville - Tom Welling and Sam Jones III

Pete’s never been an especially popular Superman supporting character so few cared about the swap.

No. 12 has outgrown his nickname

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