Check out every Marvel’s Voices: Pride Variant available in stores on June 22nd.
Marvel’s Voices: Pride is returning for another one-shot in honor of pride month. A comic issue that celebrates the company’s LGBTQI+ talents and themes, various writers and artists from all across Marvel’s talent pool will be showcasing their work to commemorate the month. Giving fans and creators a chance to celebrate the identities and experiences of the LGBTQI+ community.
After being nominated for a GLAAD in 2021, this new volume of Pride will feature work from New York Times bestselling author Charlie Jane Anders, who is going to introduce a new Marvel hero. If that wasn’t enough, Iron Man writer and TV Showrunner Christopher Cantwell will be sharing a tale about Moondragon, and the Eisner-winning writer Andrew Wheeler will be making his Marvel debut by introducing a new love story about Hercules. Finally, Nebula-winning Alyssa Wong will be telling an all-new Young Avengers story.
All of this, and much more, will be featured in Marvel’s Voices: Pride #1. Details, along with specifics and special art of each variant cover, can be found below.
MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1
Written by CHARLIE JANE ANDERS, CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL, ANDREW WHEELER, ALYSSA WONG, GRACE FREUD, IRA MADISON III, & DANNY LORE
Art by STEPHEN BYRNE, TED BRANDT, RO STEIN, LORENZO SUZI, BRITTNEY WILLIAMS, KEI ZAMA, SCOTT B. HENDERSON & LUCAS WERNECK
Cover by NICK ROBLES – 75960620405200111
On Sale 6/22
Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL – 75960620405200131
Coipel’s cover features three very extraordinary heroes. Marvel’s first openly gay hero Northstar, divine warrior Angela, and of course, the star of the upcoming Defenders: Beyond, America Chavez.
Variant Cover by AMY REEDER – 75960620405200121
Known for her extraordinary work on MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR, Amy Reeder’s cover features Loki, Loki, and more Loki!
Dealing with the massive impact of Odin’s death and changes to Asgard in Donny Cates and Nic Klein’s epic run on THOR, Loki will be starring in Al Ewing and Javier Rodríguez’s DEFENDERS: BEYOND and will see the return of the Loki variant from LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD. This five-issue saga will also be co-debuting during Pride month.
Variant Cover by JEN BARTEL – 75960620405200141
The Eisner-winning Jen Bartel has a cover featuring Black Cat caught between Peter Parker and Thieves Guild Leader, Odessa Drake.
Felicia’s romantic history and rivalry with Odessa Drake was explored by writer Jed MacKay in his back-to-back acclaimed runs on BLACK CAT! MacKay will continue his defining work on BLACK CAT alongside artist Pere Pérez in IRON CAT.
This new series is also launching during Pride month.
Variant Cover by STEPHEN BYRNE – 75960620405200151
LUCIANO VECCHIO AND BETSY COLA – Other Variants
Atop of this, extraordinary comic book artists Luciano Vecchio and Betsy Cola depict some of the most beloved and rising Marvel stars that belong to the LGBTQI+ community. With 8 covers to be featured this June, from differing comic title releases.
Here are the details below for each character from Marvel’s Press Release.
On Sale 6/1
- Aaron Fischer – Also known as the Captain America of the Railways, Aaron made a big splash during Captain America’s 80th Anniversary in THE UNITED STATES OF CAPTAIN AMERICA limited series. Look out for him in upcoming issues of the ALLIGATOR LOKI INFINITY COMIC.
- Daken – The son of Wolverine, Daken will put his claws, healing factor, and fierce fighting skills to good use as a member of the current lineup of MARAUDERS.
On Sale 6/8
- Valkyrie – Rūna debuted as the mysterious and only surviving original Valkyrie during KING IN BLACK. Since then, fans have learned more about her in titles like MIGHTY VALKYRIES and WOMEN OF MARVEL. Stay tuned to find out where to witness her next legendary battles starting in June!
On Sale 6/15
- Somnus – A mutant hero with the power to control dreams, Somnus debuted in a poignant story in last year’s MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE and now a member of Kate Pryde’s mutant rescue squad in MARAUDERS.
On Sale 6/22
- Iceman – An original X-Man, Iceman is fresh off a stint on the Marauders that saw him use his omega-level abilities in some of his most impressive feats yet and the next big thing for this iconic hero is just on the horizon. Keep an eye out on upcoming X-Men issues to see what title he’ll be ice sliding into next!
On Sale 6/29
- Destiny – The recently resurrected classic X-Men foe now serves as one of the most prominent leaders of mutantkind. See what the future holds for her in the upcoming IMMORTAL X-MEN series.
- Karma – A founding member of the New Mutants, Karma uses her many years of experience defending Charles Xavier’s dream to guide the next generation of mutantkind in the current run of NEW MUTANTS.
- America Chavez – The breakout star of the Young Avengers, America will use her superhuman strength and interdimensional star portals as part of a new team of THUNDERBOLTS.