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Marvel Reveals Filipino American Version of Captain America

Marvel’s latest Captain America-inspired superhero — a female Filipino American college student named Ari Agbayani — will make her debut in an upcoming issue of the limited series “The United States of Captain America.” 

In the series: Steve Rogers looks for his stolen shield across the U.S. with the help of former Captain Americas such as John Walker, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes, according to Rappler.

Filipino Artist Shows What It’s Like Growing Up with Polar Opposite Parents

Meet Yasmine Surovec, an artist whose parents are completely opposite when dealing with parenting matters. But despite that fact, they have been together for 40 years.

Yasmine, a cartoonist and children’s book author who runs a blog/website called How We Came To Be, illustrates the experience she had growing up with polar opposite parents. Like this one for example, where, as a kid, she asked both her parents where babies come from.

Chinese Mom Creates Honest Comics About Her First Child vs. Second Child

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Weng Chen, an artist from China who is now living the United States, has illustrated the difference between first-time parents or mothers and those who already have a second child — in an adorable, hilariously honest way.

The decision to create comics began when Chen’s second child turned two in September 2016. She began a website, Messy Cow Comics, and Facebook page to host her comics.

Marvel’s EIC Gives the Worst Apology for Stealing Jobs From Asian Comic Book Writers

Akira Yoshida, the Japanese writer of “Thor: Son of Asgard,” “X-Men/Fantastic Four,” “X-Men: Age of Apocalypse” and “Wolverine: Soultaker,” was one of the Marvel’s most prolific writers  in the early 2000s.

Unfortunately, Yoshida did not actually exist. His identity was merely an invention of C.B. Cebulski, a White man who violated Marvel’s ethics policy so he could get writing work while still holding an editor position. When Cebulski publicly admitted the ruse following his promotion as the company’s new editor-in-chief (EIC) in November, he was rightfully criticized for cultural appropriation and use of yellowface.

Marvel’s New Editor-in-Chief Caught Pretending to Be Asian to Get More Work

C.B. Cebulski was appointed the new editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics earlier this month and he’s already under fire after admitting to Bleeding Cool that he wrote under the Japanese pseudonym, Akira Yoshida, from 2004 to 2006.

Yoshida was brought onboard to bring “authentic” Japanese voices to Marvel comics, including “Elektra: The Hand,” “Kitty Pryde Shadow and Flame,” “Thor: Son of Asgard,” “Wolverine Soultaker,” “X-Men / Fantastic Four,” and the relaunched “X-Men: Age of Apocalypse”.