From America Chávez to Spider-Man, Here’s a Sneak Peek Inside ‘Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades’

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The release of Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades is only about six weeks away, but fans were recently given a quick sneak peek inside the pages of the new comic-book series, which features several Latinx superheroes like White Tiger, Spider-Girl, and America Chávez.

To “continue the tradition of highlighting the cultural richness of Marvel Comics and uplifting new voices in the comic book industry,” Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades follows the company’s release of Marvel’s Voices: Legacy, celebrating Black heroes and creators, and Marvel’s Voices: Pride, which did the same for the LGBTQ+ community.

“These all-new stories will feature thrilling adventures of some of Marvel’s most popular heroes while celebrating the range of their cultural heritage as told by fan-favorite writers and artists and those making their Marvel Comics debut,” Marvel said in a statement.

Some of the stories that will be found in Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades will include Just as Strange as You by Terry Blas. The narrative features characters Germán Aguilar and Eva Quintero of the Strange Academy.

“It’s important for me that Latinas see themselves reflected back as smart and resourceful and brave and adventurous,” Blas said in a statement. “[Just as Strange as You] was such a fun way to showcase both of their powers and the possibilities they hold.”

Other stories that can be found in Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades are Pa’lante Juntos featuring White Tiger and written by Daniel José Older; Legados featuring White Tiger and written by Amparo Ortiz; and Latinx and Proud featuring Spider-Man (Miles Morales) and Spider-Girl (Anya Corazón) and written by Julio Anta.

Also contributing to the first comic are writers Claribel A. Ortega, Juan Ponce, Yehudi Mercado, Desirée Proctor, Erica Harrell, Alex Segura, and David Betancourt.

“I’m so proud to participate in this Marvel Voices anthology and honored to have the opportunity to tell this story … about the term ‘Latinx,’” Anta said in a statement. “While this is no doubt a contentious topic within our community, I hope that this comic helps to explain it, and makes a case for inclusive language and respecting each other’s personal identities.”

Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades is out November 10.