Coming Attractions: Marvel Announcements from SDCC

San Diego Comic Con, SDCC as most call it, is a hugely anticipated fan event. It’s the place where, among other things, a lot of big announcments are made. This year is no expection, and the folks at Marvel did a lot of talking about forthcoming projects. We got some character confirmations, specific release dates…

The Captains America

Captain America and Bucky have been part of the Marvel Universe since before it was the Marvel Universe. Cap’s first appearance was back when the company was still called Timely Comics, and Captain America was one of its first big hits. The character, or at least, the title of Captain America has a long, complicated history in the comics, and a surprising amount of these characters have found their way on screen.


Sam Wilson, Captain America #17 review

The Sam Wilson book has not shied away from the complications and prejudices in modern America. In this issue, in addition to the prejudices against Sam Wilson being the new Cap, his sidekick, the new Falcon, is being accused of being an illegal immigrant. Joaquin Torres, the new Falcon, gets a recap of his origin and a lot of flack from a pundit named Ariella Conner.