Marvel announces ‘Marvel’s Voices: Identity’ featuring Asian creators

Gene Yang, Greg Pak, Jason Loo, Marcus To and more will contribute stories to the anthology.

Marvel has announced the next one-shot in their Marvel’s Voices series, Marvel’s Voices: Identity, which will focus on Asian creators and characters.

“It’s unreal to me that one of Marvel’s first Asian super heroes, Jimmy Woo, was first introduced in in 1956. He predates the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, and the X-Men,” Editor Darren Shan told Marvel.com. “It just goes to show that Asians have been an integral part of Marvel’s history, both on the page and behind it. So I’m incredibly excited to celebrate that with all these amazing creators, new and established, featuring some of Marvel’s greatest (and dare I say it, best) super heroes!”

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‘Silk’ will debut from Marvel in March

Originally announced for last July, the new title starring Cindy Moon is by Novelist Maurene Goo and artist Takeshi Miyazawa.

Marvel’s delayed Silk title by novelist Maurene Goo and artist Takeshi Miyazawa, which was originally scheduled for last July, will make its way into comic shops in March.

The title as originally announced at this year’s C2E2, back when we still had comics conventions.

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C2E2: Marvel announces a new ‘Silk’ series

Novelist Maurene Goo will team with artist Takeshi Miyazawa for a new series starring Cindy Moon.

At the C2E2 convention in Chicago today, Marvel announced that novelist Maurene Goo will team with artist Takeshi Miyazawa for a new series starring Silk.

“The opportunity to write a Korean American Super Hero—a woman, no less—is one that I never thought would come my way,” Goo told Marvel.com. “I’m so excited to flex this writing muscle and to explore new stories for Silk—a character I love. Her fierceness and loyalty are qualities I understand and relate to, and I hope readers feel the same as she fights new foes and protects old friends.”

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