“Netflix has sunk to a new low.” That’s one of a number of comments of concern following the popular movie outlet’s presentation of a teaser for a new cartoon series called “Super Drags,” which centers on the fictional tales of drag queen superheroes.
“They’re here, they’re queer, and they’re going to save the world. Super Drags, a new animated series coming soon,” Netflix announced on social media on Thursday.
The accompanying trailer for the series includes in-your-face animated close-ups of the partially bare rear-end and breasts of one of the characters as they suit up for their mission. The video then cuts to the logo for the show, with “Super Drags” written partially in rainbow colors and displayed inside of a heart.
“During the day, they work in a department store and deal with their uptight [expletive] boss. By night, they tighten up their corsets and transform into the baddest SUPER DRAGS in town, ready to combat shade and rescue the world’s glitter from the evil villains,” a description on Netflix’ YouTube channel also reads. “Get ready, because the SUPER DRAGS are going deeper than you think.”
The five-part series was reportedly created by Anderson Mahanski, Fernando Mendonça and Paulo Lescaut and produced by the Brazilian Combo Studios. Executive Producer Marcelo Pereira praised the Netflix partnership in a statement to CosmoNerd, jesting, “When Nostradamus said that the world would be saved by super heroine drag queens, no one believed, just us.”
“Thanks to Netflix, we can
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