Marvel has unveiled a new Filipina superhero named Wave and she looks very badass.
The female character from the Philippines will be joining the Agents of Atlas team in the upcoming comic crossover “War of the Realms.”
American director and comic writer Greg Pak shared the image of the new character on Twitter:
As announced at @sxsw, I’m thrilled to share the great @leinilyu‘s stunning design of WAVE, Marvel’s new Filipino superhero! Gorgeous colors by @sunnygho! She’ll appear for the first time in WAR OF THE REALMS: NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 in May, with art by Gang-Hyuk Lim! pic.twitter.com/cZhwXbQ1FG
Wave will first see action in the May issue of the “War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas #1,” which will see S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Jimmy Woo assembling a new team of Agents to defend Asia from Malekith’s army of evil Dark Elves.
It was in 2008 when Filipino superheroes were first introduced in the Marvel universe.
The Triumph Division, a team of superheroes from the Philippines created by writer Matt Fraction and artist Salvador Larroca, first appeared on Invincible Iron Man #2 (June 2008).
Featured Image via Instagram / leinilyu (Left) and Twitter / Gregpak (Right)
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