Marvel has released a brand new trailer for Marvel’s Voices: Legacy #1. The upcoming book is being published to celebrate Black History Month. It will largely focus on Black heroes from the publisher’s universe, including Storm, Blade and Miles Morales. The trailer offers a visually impressive overview of the collection of stories arriving this week. Have a look.
The special one-shot issue will consist of seven different tales brought to life by a lineup of both new and established creators. Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley kicks things off with a look at the impact of Miles Morales. Award-winning novelist Mohale Mashigo pens a team-up of Marvel’s most promising young heroes—Ironheart, Ms. Marvel and Shuri.
Next up, singer/songwriter Saint Bodhi shares her take on Storm. Author Tochi Onyebuchi (Beasts Made of Night, War Girls) makes his Marvel Comics debut with a tale of a wild night in Madripoor starring Domino. Writer Stephanie Williams highlights family in a tale involving Monica Rambeau. Writer Danny Lore (2020 Ironheart) will explore Blade’s legacy. And, last but not least, Eisner Award-winning writer Nnedi Okorafor (Shuri) explains the importance of heroes in fights for justice and reform in a Venom story.
Here is the synopsis for Marvel’s Voices: Legacy #1.
“CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH IN MIGHTY MARVEL STYLE! Black Panther. Storm. Blade. Falcon. Ironheart. Luke Cage. Spectrum. And so many more. Marvel’s incredible legacy of black heroes gets the star treatment in this action-packed special! New and established creators take on their favorite heroes in a dizzying array of stories designed to inspire and uplift! The Marvel’s Voices program is your #1 stop for “the world outside your window” – don’t sleep on this one!”
“I’m deeply appreciative of having had the opportunity to contribute to this amazing collection of narratives,” says Ridley. “MARVEL’S VOICES reminds us all of the power of words, representation and self-expression. And to be able to add to the growing legacy of Miles Morales…. That’s about as good as it gets.”
The issue features a main cover by Taurin Clarke, which we’ve included for you to check out below. The book will also be available in several variant covers by some of the industry’s top talents. The list includes Natacha Bustos, Olivier Coipel, Ejiwa “Edge” Ebenebe, Ken Lashley and Ernanda Souza. The special issues, additionally, features art from Valentine De Landro, Alitha Martinez, Chris Allen and ChrisCross.
Marvel’s Voices: Legacy #1 arrives on February 24.