Marvel Comics April 2017 Solicitations Spoilers follows.
The upcoming Secret Empire event appears to be Marvel’s opportunity for social commentary on the Trump administration equating it with Hydra in Civil War II: The Oath #1.
It now seems that a cover Marvel Comics commissioned for America #2 appears to be sending another message to or about U.S. President Trump’s administration. The cover was likely commissioned before the women’s marches that followed President Trump’s inauguration, but well before then many women have made their views known about the President’s alleged misogyny. This cover includes stern looking diverse women with….
…the Hispanic-America hero dubbed America averting her eyes from the new President? Sending a message that America is averting its eyes too?
Subtle political jab by Marvel or a hip hop tribute to Beyonce’s Formation video…
…or to a Rihanna album cover?
Here is the solicitation for America #2.
GABBY RIVERA (W) • JOE QUINONES (A/C)
Variant Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
Variant Cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET’S GET IN FORMATION!!
• America Chavez’s first semester of college is off to an epic start. That’s right…homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
• Most freshman would be intimidated — but most freshman aren’t dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as their wingman!
• Meanwhile, unexpected fallout from an Ultimates’ mission begins to wreak havoc on not only America’s life but also the larger Marvel Universe as a whole!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
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