Marvel Comics Reveals The Next Captain America Will Be A Gay Teenager
Marvel Comics announces Aaron Fischer, an openly gay teenager, are going to be debut as a replacement iteration of Captain America when “The us of Captain America” releases in June.
While the Marvel Cinematic Universe spent the day sharing disheartening news surrounding former Captain America star Chris Evans, Marvel Comics has an exciting new development regarding the classic magazine character. consistent with Complex, subsequent Captain America are going to be an openly gay teenager.
Arriving just in time for Pride Month and therefore the 80th anniversary of the aforementioned hero, Marvel Comics will debut The us of Captain America when summer rolls around this June. The intro story to the five-part limited series will feature the primary LGBTQ+ character to assume the role of Captain America.
According to Complex, Christopher Cantwell is confirmed to write down the landmark story, and Dale Eaglesham are going to be handling all of the sure-to-be iconic illustrations. The plot is centered around a gaggle of previous Captain Americas — including Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes, and Walker — who depart on a cross-country tour to retrieve the Rogers’ stolen shield, and within the early stages of their journey, they’re going to are available contact with Aaron Fischer, an openly gay teenager and therefore the self-proclaimed Captain America of the Railways.
Complex reports that the LGBTQ+ character will debut within the first issue of the limited series and can even be the main target of a further feature which will be written and drawn by his creators Aaron Trujillo and Jan Bazaldua.
“Aaron is inspired by heroes of the queer community: activists, leaders, and everyday folks pushing for a far better life,” Trujillo stated during a Marvel handout . “He stands for the oppressed, and therefore the forgotten. I hope his debut story resonates with readers, and helps inspire subsequent generation of heroes.”
Bazaldua also chimed in, saying, “I really enjoyed designing him, and as a transgender person, i’m happy to be ready to present an openly gay one that admires Captain America and fights against evil to assist those that are almost invisible to society. While i used to be drawing him, I thought, well, Cap fights against super-powerful beings and saves the planet nearly always , but Aaron helps those that walk alone within the street with problems that they face a day . I hope people just like the end result!”
Look out for Aaron Fischer when Issue #1 of The us of Captain America drops in June both digitally and in print.