Along the way, Steve — along with Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes and John Walker — will meet Aaron Fischer, who is openly gay and was inspired to take up the mantle of Captain America, the publication reported. Aaron, who goes by "The Captain America of the Railways," protects runaways and homeless youth by his own strength and without the super-soldier powers that Steve possesses. The new character was created by writer Aaron Trujillo and artist Jan Bazaldua and will appear in issue 1 written by Christopher Cantwell and drawn by Dale Eaglesham. Aaron's costume in the comics takes after Steve's although the Captain America symbol of a white star with a blue background and red stripes is painted over blue overalls. Aaron also sports a star on his neck, a septum ring and an American flag tattoo on his arm. In a statement obtained by EW , Trujillo said, "Aaron is inspired by the heroes of the queer community: activists, leaders and everyday folks pushing for a better life.
Marvel are releasing a gay Captain America this summer
Marvel to debut LGBT Captain America character during Pride Month
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Marvel to debut gay Captain America character during Pride Month
This new take on the classic Marvel superhero is named Aaron Fischer, an openly gay man, and he will be appearing in a new miniseries titled The United States of Captain America. The new miniseries was written by Christopher Cantwell and features artwork by Dale Eaglesham. The news about this new miniseries was first revealed via Marvel.
Marvel are officially adding a brand new Captain America to Marvel Comics and he is going to be gay for the very first time. Marvel fans will likely already know that there are multiple Captain Americas within the Marvel universe. According to Screen Rant , the new series will "see Captain America's shield being stolen and him having to travel the country in order to find the culprit.