Marvel will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with AAPI heroes and creators in MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 2022.
The press release follows:
Media Release — Shang-Chi, Kamala Khan, Wong, Mantis, and Jimmy Woo headline MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 2022. The second Marvel’s Voices anthology honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month will showcase brand new stories crafted by both emerging and established Asian and AAPI talent. Arriving on May 25, MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 2022 will feature four action-packed and heartfelt adventures set throughout the Marvel Universe plus an introduction by Isabel Hsu, Senior Manager of Creative Development at Marvel Games and exclusive interview with longtime comic book letterer and industry pioneer, Janice Chiang. Right now, fans can get their first look at all four covers and preview each of the featured stories, including:
· Writer Pornsak Pichetshote and artist Creees Lee take Shang-Chi and Jimmy Woo on a vital mission with some unexpected surprises
· Writer Sabir Pirzada and artist Eric Koda teams up Ms. Marvel with Shang-Chi in a story that explore these two heroes’ differences and similarities
· Writer Jeremy Holt and artist Kei Zama spotlight the Guardians of the Galaxy’s Mantis, diving into the iconic character’s fascinating past and gearing her up for a bright future
· Writer Emily Kim and artist Rickie Yagawa showcase the power and expertise of master of the mystic arts, Wong, in an exciting solo adventure
MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 2022 continues the tradition of inspiring and uplifting storytelling that truly reflects “the world outside your window.” These stories celebrate Marvel’s ongoing, ever-expanding pantheon of heroes and the vastness of all Asian, Asian American and Pacific Island cultures and identities. Check out all four covers now and visit Marvel.com to see an exclusive sneak peek and hear from the creators themselves! For more information, visit Marvel.com.
Retailers, don’t forget to order your copies of MARVEL’S VOCIES: IDENTITY #1 by Monday, April 11!
Written by PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE, SABIR PIRZADA, JEREMY HOLT, and EMILY KIM
Art by CREEES LEE, ERIC KODA, KEI ZAMA, and RICKIE YAGAWA
Colors by BRYAN VALENZA, BRIAN REBER, IRMA KNIIVILA, and SEBASTIAN CHENG
Introduction by ISABEL HSU
Cover by CREEES LEE & ROMULO FAJARDO JR. – 75960620429800111
Variant Cover by JEEHYUNG LEE – 75960620429800131
Variant Cover by STAN SAKAI & EMI FUJI – 75960620429800121
Variant Cover by WOOH NAYOUNG – 75960620429800141
On Sale 5/25
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