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Marvel unveils Phil Jimenez Pride Month ‘Black Cat’ art

Black Cat stars in a newly revealed PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER coming in June.

Ahead of its release on June 2nd, Marvel has shared Phil Jimenez’s Black Cat #7 variant cover. Marvel already showed off a few last month as there will be a series of Jimenez covers released throughout the month.

“I’m always blown away at how different things are now in comics when it comes to LGBTQ+ representation than when I started, and Marvel’s dedication to that inclusion,” Jimenez said in a statement sent to AIPT. “As an (ahem!) older gay creator, I’m always thrilled by the opportunity to draw iconic LGBTQ+ characters from Marvel’s past and present, and grateful to contribute to Marvel’s future: one that truly represents the world — and the wonderful diversity of humanity — right outside your window.”

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Marvel unveils Phil Jimenez Pride Month 'Black Cat' art

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New York, NY— May 6 2021 — This June, Marvel Comics will commemorate Pride Month this year with a new series of stunning variant covers by legendary artist Phil Jimenez! These PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVERS will spotlight Marvel’s growing LGBTQ+ representation, and when first announced in March, fans got to see Jimenez’s incredible depictions of Iceman, Daken, America Chavez, and Northstar. Now check out another popular hero, Black Cat in a stunning cover that will proudly adorn the cover of BLACK CAT #7, an upcoming issue of Jed MacKay’s hit ongoing run.

“I’m always blown away at how different things are now in comics when it comes to LGBTQ+ representation than when I started, and Marvel’s dedication to that inclusion,” Jimenez said. “As an (ahem!) older gay creator, I’m always thrilled by the opportunity to draw iconic LGBTQ+ characters from Marvel’s past and present, and grateful to contribute to Marvel’s future: one that truly represents the world — and the wonderful diversity of humanity — right outside your window.”

See below for a full list of Pride Month Variants and be on the lookout for more reveals coming soon!

On Sale 6/2

BLACK CAT #7 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER (APR210898)

MARAUDERS #21 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Iceman (APR210751) 

On Sale 6/9

X-MEN #21 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Mystique (APR210772)

On Sale 6/16

THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES #3 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Runa (APR210877) 

On Sale 6/23

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #15 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Moondragon (APR210928)

MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring America Chavez (APR210814)

MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER B featuring Hulkling and Wiccan (APR210816)

WOLVERINE #13 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Daken (APR210792)

On Sale 6/30

X-FACTOR #10 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Northstar (APR210802)

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