Roxane Gay First Black Woman Writer for Marvel

The guardian reports, 

The recruitment of Gay is part of Marvel’s drive to diversify its offering, both in terms of creators and characters. “So. I am writing a comic book series for Marvel,” Gay tweeted, announcing the news. “Black women are also doing the covers and art … And no. It doesn’t make sense that I am the first, in 2016. But I won’t be the last.” She also tweeted that it was likely to come out in November. 

Congrats Roxane! The world looks forward to your perspective on a character and an aspect of said character that has yet to be explored. Here’s hoping its a success!

(via Haitian-American Roxane Gay Becomes First Black Woman Writer for Marvel Comics –)

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