Marvel Comics celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month, as well as Asian creators and heroes, in MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY.
The press release follows:
Media Release — In honor of AANHPI Heritage Month, MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY returns to stands tomorrow with an all-new collection of stories starring some of Marvel’s most iconic Asian heroes! Crafted by an incredible lineup of AANHPI writers and artists from throughout the comics industry, this year’s issue will spotlight Shang-Chi, Ms. Marvel, Mantis, Wong, and Jimmy Woo in four action-packed and heartfelt adventures! Fans can get a first look at the action to come in the all-new MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 trailer, featuring never-before-seen artwork!
· 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, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island cultures and identities. Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month with Marvel Comics by picking up MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 tomorrow, digitally or at your local comic shop!
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.
On Sale 5/18
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