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Red Wolf, Marvel’s first Native American hero, is getting his own comic book

“Marvel’s first and primary Native American character is getting his own book starting in December, Mashable can exclusively reveal. Native Americans have a long history in the comic books, but Red Wolf — who’s returned to the fray this year in its current alt-universe Western-themed “1872” run — hasn’t had his own series since 1976…

Red Wolf was introduced in 1970 as William Talltrees in Avengers #80, and was the star of his own nine-issue series that started in 1972 with stories set in the Old West. The new Red Wolf will reside in the American Southwest, where his more grounded powers — think of him as being to New Mexico what Daredevil is to Hell’s Kitchen…

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The creative team includes writer Nathan Edmondson and artist Jeffrey Veregge, a member of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe based out of Kingston, Washington, who’s also of Suquamish and Duwamish decent. Veregge is doing covers, design and consulting; the artist on the book is Dalibor Talajić

“There’s not a character like Red Wolf out there right now,” Veregge told Mashable. “As a native, I’m really excited to see that he can do things, he can figure out things and stand with Captain America, and hold his own in this universe. That’s what’s awesome about it: You have all these characters of different nationalities and ethnicities, but it’s not all about their culture. It’s about them being a hero.”

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