The iconic comic has been around for nearly 70 years.
Amid backlash on social media, the magazine's editor-in-chief defended the piece in a follow-up article.
Editor-in-Chief Will Welch took the helm amid larger upheavals within the magazine's parent company, Condé Nast.
“I’ve stayed the same throughout. It’s just people’s perception of you changes.”
The groundbreaking platform exists to highlight Asian voices, not just include them.
Fred Meyer, which is owned by Kroger, said it will also phase out all guns and ammunition sales.
"Why does every attempt at female empowerment and safety-seeking get equated with castrating or otherwise 'harming' men?"
"This is tone deaf at best."
"I really liked him for his articles."
The magazine reaches an audience of over 65 million people.