Marvel Comics Celebrates Pride Month in This Year’s Marvel’s Voices: Pride
Marvel Comics announced this year’s Marvel’s Voices: Pride issue to celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQI+ community. The giant-sized one-shot issue will be packed with tons of exciting content celebrating the second annual issue.
The one-shot issue will again bring together a heroic lineup of LBGTQI+ writers and artists to explore and celebrate Pride Month with new adventures set in the Marvel Universe. This year’s issue is set to feature both fan-favorite characters and the introduction of brand-new characters with the goal of Marvel‘s ongoing commitment to LGBTQI+ representation within the main Marvel universe.
This year’s Marvel’s Voices: Pride #1 will feature the following:
- Best-selling author Charlie Jane Anders continues the tradition set by Steve Orlando and Luciano Vecchio in last year’s one-shot when they introduced the new mutant hero SOMNUS and is set to bring his own new hero into the Marvel Universe this June.
- Christopher Cantwell brings us a story that will traverse space and time as he tackles Moondragon‘s complex legacy.
- Andrew Wheeler will make his Marvel debut with the god of love himself, Hercules with the artistic hands of Patsy Walker and Brittney Williams.
- Alyssa Wong reunites with Stephen Byrne to bring us a story featuring the Young Avengers that Marvel guarantees will “please fans new and old!”
- Grace Freud brings her comedic writing talents to Marvel for a story featuring D-Man, the Marvel Universe‘s “favorite gay ginger,” with the help of artist Scott B. Henderson who will be making his Marvel debut.
- Ira Madison III brings hist television and podcaster talents to Marvel in a story exploring the legacy of Pride in his Marvel debut.
- Danny Lore is set to revisit the legacy of two Marvel characters “long left in the closet in a tale of love and redemtion!”
The publisher promises this is only the beginning of its groundbreaking anthology series. Marvel has also revealed a slate of variant covers for Marvel’s Voices: Pride #1 from artists Vecchio and Betsy Cola. Check out the variants below:
Marvel’s Voices: Pride #1 will be available at your favorite local comic shop in June. Check out the main cover below from artist Nick Robles and a variant cover from Byrne: