A brand original Marvel comedian will introduce the first LGBTQ-identifying incarnation of Captain The USA.
The United States of Captain The USA miniseries follows Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes and John Walker as they dash in search of Cap’s missing shield, encountering individuals that’ve been inspired by the Marvel superhero along the method.
One individual they meet is Aaron Fischer, an openly gay character who calls himself the Captain The USA of the Railways, and protects young runaways and the homeless.
Bid 1 will dash on sale on 2 June, in time for Pride Month, and its writer Aaron Trujillo hopes the character will be a shining gentle for the LGBTQ+ group.
“Aaron is inspired by heroes of the unfamiliar group: activists, leaders, and everyday other folks pushing for a better existence,” Trujillo urged EW. “He stands for the oppressed, and the forgotten. I’m hoping his debut memoir resonates with readers, and helps inspire the next abilities of heroes.”
Artwork for the assortment reveals a tattooed Aaron Fischer sporting a mohawk, wearing a Captain The USA cowl, carrying the shield, and in dungarees emblazoned with the character’s trademark stars and stripes. Jan Bazaldua, the artist guilty for his perceive, paid tribute to Marvel for the replace to originate history.
“I no doubt enjoyed designing him, and as a transgender individual, I’m proud of the intention to display an openly gay one who admires Captain The USA and fights against damaging to again those which are nearly invisible to society,” Bazaldua stated.
Audiences now it will likely be most acquainted with the version portrayed by Chris Evans in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, whose memoir arc ended with Avengers: Endgame. That film seen Rogers passing on his symbolic shield to Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson — aka Falcon.
The original Disney+ assortment The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will explain what came about next to the shield, with Falcon, Sebastian Stan’s Winter Soldier, and Wyatt Russell’s John Walker all vying to be the next Captain The USA.
It begins streaming on 19 March.
Scrutinize the final The Falcon and The Winter Soldier trailer