Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey pulls ‘kung fu’ children’s book over complaints of passive racism

Mar 29, 2021 | INVESTING

Author Dav Pilkey, best known for his children’s book series Captain Underpants, and Scholastic publishing have pulled his 2010 graphic novel The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future off the shelves over what they dubbed “passive racism.”The book, a spin-off of the Captain Underpants series, follows two caveboys named Ook and Gluk who learn kung fu from a martial arts instructor, Master Wong.“The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future was intended to…

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