This week, DC Comics launched the brand new sequence Nubia And The Amazons, by Vita Ayala, Stephanie Williams, and Alitha Martinez. It options traditional DC Comics character Nubia, the brand new Queen of Themysceria, Paradise Island, within the absence of Marvel Girl. It depicted The Effectively Of Souls from which Themyscyria welcomes new sisters as residents of Paradise Island, souls of ladies who died from violence in Man’s World, reincarnated as Amazons. Some puzzled if there have been ideas that they might embody trans ladies among the many reincarnated.
Stephanie Williams answered that question on Twitter earlier today, saying “In case you’ve learn Nubia & the Amazons #1. The reply to your burning query is sure. There are trans Amazons. One of many latest Amazons is a Black trans lady. As a lot as it is necessary for The Nubia & the Amazons miniseries to reintroduce Nubia and set up her definitive function within the DCU, it’s also vital to clarify that Themyscira is a spot for ALL ladies. As a lot as it is necessary for The Nubia & the Amazons miniseries to reintroduce Nubia and set up her definitive function within the DCU, it’s also vital to clarify that Themyscira is a spot for ALL ladies. Bia can have a task on Themyscira past simply present – she is not set dressing, she is not a field to tick, she is a completely fledged character that’s vital to her neighborhood. Simply as Black trans ladies are vital to us in actual life.” As for her identify, Stephanie Williams added “Bia identify was impressed by the Titan goddess of the identical identify who represents energy and power.”
Vita Ayala added “We did not need to make An Announcement as a result of we wished to introduce the character in an natural approach, however it isn’t a secret! We’re glad individuals picked up on it, but when y’all hadn’t we’d have made certain to say it so it wasn’t hand-waveable subtext! This was written, drawn, coloured, lettered, and revealed with the total assist of our staff. This undertaking is extremely particular to us, and we’re grateful to be concerned in it!”
Nubia And The Amazons #1 is in comedian ebook shops now. Nubia And The Amazons #2 will likely be revealed by DC Comics on the sixteenth of November.
NUBIA AND THE AMAZONS #1 (OF 6) CVR A ALITHA MARTINEZ
(W) Vita Ayala – Stephanie Williams (A/CA) Alitha Martinez
After the thrilling occasions of Infinite Frontier, Nubia turns into queen of Themyscira, however the brand new title additionally brings challenges. With the sudden arrival of latest Amazons, our hero is pressured to reckon together with her previous and forge a brand new path ahead for her sisters. Little does she know, an amazing evil grows beneath the island and it is as much as this former guardian of Doom’s Doorway to unite her tribe earlier than paradise is misplaced without end! This unforgettable miniseries from writers Vita Ayala and Stephanie Williams, together with all-star artist Alitha Martinez (Future State) brings the fan-favorite character again to the DCU for good. After Nubia, the world of the Amazons won’t ever be the identical! Retail: $3.99 In-Retailer Date:10/19/2021