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Marvel Comics Debuts New Anthology By Indigenous Artists/Writers

Marvel Comics

Native American comic book fans hope a new Marvel anthology by Native artists and writers will jump-start authentic representation in mainstream superhero fare.

“Marvel Voices: Indigenous Voices #1” is expected in November during Native American History Month and will revisit some of its Native characters. Marvel says the project was planned long before the nation’s reckoning over racial injustice, which has prompted changes including the Washington NFL team dropping its "Redskins" mascot, an offensive term to many Native Americans and others. Artists and writers involved in the project say the Marvel series is correcting a decades-old problem of a lack of Native American and Indigenous representation in comic books.