Frustrated by the lack of women and people of color in superhero films? Well, we have some exciting news for you: all of the superheroes in Marvel Television’s upcoming animated feature “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors” will be women or people of color. BuzzFeed broke the story. The film is set to premiere in late 2018 as part of a multi-platform franchise. The franchise will kick off earlier in 2018 with six four-minute shorts about Ghost-Spider (aka Spider-Gwen).
“Secret Warriors’” heroes are Ms. Marvel, Miss America, Squirrel Girl, Quake, Ghost-Spider, Captain Marvel, Inferno, and Patriot. Ms. Marvel, whose alter ego is Kamala Khan, is Marvel’s first Muslim character with her own comic book. Miss America, aka America Chavez, is Marvel’s first Latino-American Lgbt character.
“I think it’s incredibly important that we tell young women and young girls that they have this incredible power within themselves,