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Marvel and the creative team of writer Nick Spencer and artist Paul Renaud kick off the Captain America event “Take Back the Shield” on October 19th with Captain America: Sam Wilson #14, and we’ve got preview pages here!
Reflecting not only our politically divided nation, but also the nation of comic fans who question the need for two Captain Americas, the story finds Sam Wilson dealing with global pressure to step down as Captain America, seeing as Steve Rogers has returned to the role.
Spencer has boldly decided to examine some fans’ reactions to Sam Wilson taking up the mantle within the story of his series itself, and had the character deal with claims of tokenism or political correctness, or with feelings that he isn’t the “real” Captain America, issues that have only gotten more pronounced since Steve’s return.
But, as most comic fans with internet access know, Steve Rogers has a secret of his own. Will Sam stay true to his convictions and to the ideals Captain America is supposed to stand for? Will he and Steve Rogers come into conflict? Find out this October in “Take Back the Shield” and get a head start with the preview pages below!
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“Take Back the Shield” Starts NOW! Your First Look at CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14!
New York, NY—September 22nd, 2016 — Steve Rogers has returned. Then why won’t Sam Wilson give up the shield? Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14, the first chapter in the new story arc “Take Back the Shield”! Sam Wilson stands at the crossroads of a divided nation. When the terrorist organization Ultimatum and their leader the Flag-Smasher begin to wreak havoc, Sam Wilson is the first to dive headlong into the fray. Yet as cries of #TakeBacktheShield trend worldwide, can Sam continue to uphold the ideals of Captain America? As he teams with Steve Rogers to take down Ultimatum, is there room in the Marvel Universe for two Captain Americas? Only…Steve has a secret. Be there when “Take Back the Shield” begins in CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14 – on-sale October 19th!
CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14 (AUG160828)
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by PAUL RENAUD
Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
Champions Variant by MIKE DEODATO (AUG160829)
Classic Variant by PAT BRODERICK (AUG160830)
Story Thus Far Variant by PAUL RENAUD (AUG160831)
FOC – 09/26/16, On-Sale – 10/19/16