Marvel's Pride celebrations come at the heels of a statement from Marvel Studios denouncing "any and ALL legislation that infringes on the basic human rights of the LGBTQIA+ community." The statement was in response to Disney being called out for donating to lawmakers who support Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill, which the company only recently stopped doing after widespread backlash.
These covers will debut throughout June, and feature some of Marvel's best-known and most-celebrated queer heroes, both old and new. Scroll through to see them all.
This cover by Luciano Veccio features Aaron Fischer, also known as the Captain America of the Railways. He was introduced in the United States of Captain America limited series. In stores June 1.
Original X-Men member Iceman stars on this cover by Luciano Vecchio. He's fresh off a stint on the Marauders that saw him use his omega-level abilities, and the next big thing for this iconic hero is just on the horizon. In stores June 1.
Betsy Cola did this Valkyrie cover. Runa 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! In stores June 8.
Avengers Forever #7
A mutant hero with the power to control dreams, Somnus debuted in a poignant story in last year's Marvels Voices: Pride and is now a member of Kate Pryde's mutant rescue squad in Marauders. Here, he's on the cover of Avengers Forever, drawn by Vecchio. In stores June 15.
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. Cover by Vecchio. In stores June 22.
Immortal X-Men #4
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, with a cover by Cola. In stores June 29.
New Mutants #27
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 with this cover by Cola. In stores June 29.
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. In stores June 29.