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Preview: The United States of Captain America #3 (of 5)

The United States of Captain America #3 (of 5)

(W) Darcie Little Badger, Christopher Cantwell (A) Dale Eaglesham, David Cutler (CA) Gerald Parel
Rated T+
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $4.99

The shield thief targets a cultural landmark in Kansas, hoping to put a permanent stain on Captain America’s image. Sam and Steve are hot on his trail – and aided by Joe Gomez, the Kickapoo Tribe’s own Captain America!
But there’s more to the thief’s agenda than meets the eye. Are the three Caps headed straight into a trap? And do they have any other choice?

The United States of Captain America #3 (of 5)

Five Local Captain Americas Unite on Leinil Francis Yu’s United States of Captain America #5 Cover

Marvel is currently honoring the 80th anniversary of Captain America by reflecting on the iconic hero’s legacy and future in the groundbreaking limited series The United States of Captain America. Written by Christopher Cantwell with art by Dale Eaglesham, the series sees Steve Rogers teaming up with three former Captain Americas—Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes, and John Walker—when Captain America’s original shield is stolen. Along the way, they’ve met brand-new Marvel heroes who have been inspired by Captain America to defend their own communities. Introduced in each issue as Captain America travels the country, these “local Caps” come from all walks of life and writer Chris Cantwell co-created them alongside a diverse group of all-star talent. These teams then explored the new character’s origins and motivations in thrilling backup tales.

Together, these five heroes proudly make up the new Captains Network, and fans can see them together for the first time on Leinil Francis Yu’s variant cover for The United States of Captain America #5.

  • Aaron Fischer, defender of the destitute, co-created by writer Josh Trujillo and artist Jan Bazaldua
  • Nichelle Wright, vanguard of a brighter future, co-created by writer Mohale Mashigo and artist Natacha Bustos
  • Joe Gomez, champion of the overlooked, co-created by writer Darcie Little Badger and artist David Cutler
  • Arielle Agbayani, a bully’s worst nightmare, co-created by writer Alyssa Wong and artist Jodi Nishijima
  • Jeremy Merrick, protector of soldiers, created by the series creative team, writer Christopher Cantwell and artist Dale Eaglesham

Be there for the grand finale of this historic moment in the saga of Captain America when The United States of Captain America #5 hits stands in October!

Meet Joe Gomez, the Captain America of the Kickapoo Tribe

Next month, Marvel celebrates 80 years of Captain America with an extraordinary new series: The United States of Captain America! Written by Christopher Cantwell with art by Dale Eaglesham, this limited series will be an epic adventure worthy of the iconic hero’s milestone anniversary. Not only will the series see the ultimate Captain America team-up—bringing together Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes, and John Walker—but along the way it will introduce new shield-bearers that have been inspired by the star-spangled Avenger. Created by a diverse lineup of all-star talent, these new Marvel heroes come from all walks of life and will have their thrilling origins, heartfelt motivations, and bright futures explored by their creators in special backup tales each issue.

Fans already got their first glimpse at the likes of Aaron Fischer and Nichelle Wright and now can check out the third new “captain” that Steve Rogers will find in this can’t-miss series: Joe Gomez, the Captain America of the Kickapoo Tribe. Created by geoscientist and Lipan Apache writer Darcie Little Badger and Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation artist David Cutler, Joe Gomez will debut this August in The United States of Captain America.

Joe Gomez is a construction worker, a builder in a world plagued by destruction. Every time a spaceship crashes into a bridge or block is destroyed, people like Joe make them whole fixing the mistakes of others. He extends that to helping others, refusing to charge elders for home repair services.

The saga of The United States of Captain America begins when Captain America’s original shield is stolen. And when the mysterious shield thief targets a cultural landmark in Kansas, hoping to put a permanent stain on Captain America’s image, Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson are hot on his trail when they meet the Kickapoo Tribe’s own Captain America. But there’s more to the thief’s agenda than meets the eye and the three Caps may be headed straight into a trap! Look out for Joe Gomez’s action-packed debut this August and stay tuned for the final two new Cap reveals coming your way soon!

Dani Moonstar Takes Aim in Afua Richardson’s Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 Cover

This November, Marvel honors Indigenous history with Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1, a landmark special exploring the legacy and experiences of Marvel’s incredible cast of Indigenous characters in stories told by renowned Indigenous talent.

Marvel has revealed one of the covers of this upcoming book, a striking depiction of one of Marvel’s most prominent Native characters, Dani Moonstar, by Eisner award-winning artist Afua Richardson. Known for her work on the critically acclaimed series, Black Panther: World of Wakanda, Richardson brings the New Mutants leader to life in this vibrant piece showing Moonstar readying her psionic bow for her latest battle. In Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1, geoscientist and Lipan Apache writer Darcie Little Badger and acclaimed Whitefish Lake First Nation artist Kyle Charles will team up for a Dani Moonstar story, as the Cheyenne superhero faces the crucial question of what her Indigenous heritage means in the new era of mutantkind.

Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 features stores written by Jeffrey Veregge, Rebecca Roanhorse, Darcie Little Badger, and Stephen Graham Jones with art by Verregge, Weshoyot Alvitre, Kyle Charles, and David Cutler with commentary by Taboo and Ben Jackendoff and a main cover by Jim Terry and Brian Reber.

Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 is out on November 18th!

Marvel's Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 Afua Richardson cover

Indigenous Talent are Highlighted with Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices

This November, Marvel celebrates Indigenous history with a landmark special, Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1, written and drawn by some of the industry’s most renowned Indigenous talent along with talents making their Marvel Comics debut! Celebrated writer and artist Jeffrey Veregge, who just wrapped up his exhibition Jeffrey Veregge: Of Gods and Heroes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, is leading this book alongside a team of acclaimed creators to explore the legacy and experiences of Marvel’s incredible cast of Indigenous characters.

Hugo, Nebula, and Locus-award winning Black/Ohkay Owingeh writer Rebecca Roanhorse and Tongva artist Weshoyot Alvitre tell an Echotale like none before as she is set to play a critical role in Marvel Comics. Geoscientist and Lipan Apache writer Darcie Little Badger joins acclaimed Whitefish Lake First Nation artist Kyle Charles for a Dani Moonstarstory where she will face the crucial question of what her Indigenous heritage means in the new era of mutantkind. And Bram Stoker-winning horror writer Stephen Graham Jones of the Blackfeet Nation teams up with Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation artist David Cutler to revisit one of the darkest spots of X-Men history! The cover is by Jim Terry and Brian Reber and the issue features commentary by Taboo and Ben Jackendoff.

Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 comes after the critically acclaimed Marvel’s Voices #1 anthology earlier this year, which featured top BIPOC talents such as James Monroe Iglehart, Sanford Greene, Method Man, Charlamagne tha God, Roxane Gay & more, telling stories about the X-Men, the Hulk, Black Panther, Killmonger, She-Hulk, Black Widow, and many more of Marvel’s iconic heroes. Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 kicks off the next phase of Marvel’s expanded Marvel’s Voices program to introduce fans to experience more inclusive stories and talent at Marvel Comics.

Be sure to check out Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1 and the re-released special printing of Marvel’s Voices #1 this November!

Marvel's Voices: Indigenous Voices #1

Exclusive Preview: Strangelands #2

Strangelands #2

(W) Magdalene Visaggio, Darcie Little Badger (A) Guillermo Sanna (CA) Guisseppe Cammuncoli
In Shops: Aug 21, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Elakshi and Adam look for a key to understanding their powers, but are they falling into a deadly trap? The Lands are no detectives. But clearly, weird things are happening at the Wild Saints Lodge where they’ve been invited by its mysterious director. But is the charming Win Fletcher really who he says he is?

Strangelands #2

Preview: Strangelands #1

Strangelands #1

(W) Magdalene Visaggio, Darcie Little Badger (A) Guillermo Sana (CA) Mike McKone
In Shops: Jul 10, 2019
SRP: $3.99

The Humanoids H1 Universe brings you another smash series! Adam Land, an indigenous American, and Elakshi Land, a British-Asian, have what some might call “a love-hate relationship.” They’d probably be better off without one another, except for the fact that they have superpowers that cause mass destruction whenever they are separated. Now, their greatest challenge is to stay together-even if it tears the world apart.

Strangelands #1
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