Marvel Comics unveiled its first gay Captain America character this week — and is set to debut the role in June during Pride Month, a report said.
The character, Aaron Fischer, will be included in the upcoming “United States of Captain America” comic book miniseries, Entertainment Weekly reported.
In the storyline, Fischer, who protects homeless youths and runaways, is discovered when Steve Rogers and three other characters launch a mission to find Steve’s missing shield, the report said.
“Aaron is inspired by heroes of the queer community: activists, leaders, and everyday folks pushing for a better life,” creator Aaron Trujillo told the outlet. (Read more from “MARVEL: Captain America Is a Homosexual” HERE)