America No. 1

America No. 1

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Description (Brief)
The Marvel Comics' superhero America Chavez, known as Ms. America, first appeared in the 2011 comic book series Vengeance. This March 2017 issue marks the character's debut in her own series. The comic's story was written by Gabby Rivera and illustrated by Joe Quinones.
Ms America Chavez is a Latina LGBTQ student from another reality. Originally created by Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta, Chavez has been prominently featured as a member of such supehero teams as the Young Avengers, A-Force and the Ultimates.
Chavez's powers include supe strength, speed , flight and the ability to travel through alternate realities.
An earlier version of Marvel's "Miss America character existed in the 1940s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
comic book
date made
2017-03
maker
Marvel Comics
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 6 9/16 in; 26.035 cm x 16.66875 cm
ID Number
2018.0171.01
accession number
2018.0171
catalog number
2018.0171.01
subject
Latino
Comics
LGBTQ
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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