Earlier this 12 months, The Falcon & The Winter Soldier viewers have been launched to Isaiah Bradley, a veteran performed by Carl Lumbly who acquired an experimental model of Captain America’s super-soldier serum and fought in secret for the U.S. navy. Now the 2003 storyline that launched Isaiah Bradley to the Marvel Universe is returning to print for the primary time in over a decade. Immediately’s Marvel Comics solicitations reveal that the collected version of author Robert Morales and artist Kyle Baker‘s seven-issue Reality: Crimson, White, & Black miniseries will obtain a brand new softcover printing in January of subsequent 12 months.
Right here’s how Marvel describes the forthcoming re-creation of the collection, now titled Captain America: Reality:
In each conflict, there are legends. And World Warfare II birthed Captain America, the heroic Sentinel of Liberty. However on this stunning re-examination of the Nineteen Forties Tremendous-Soldier program, a hidden and controversial chapter of historical past is declassified finally! Meet the unit of African-American troopers who have been involuntarily subjected to the U.S. Warfare Division’s brutish efforts to refine the Tremendous-Soldier Serum. And listen to the story of Isaiah Bradley, who overcame all odds to don the well-known red-white-and-blue on the battlefield! Robert Morales and Kyle Baker hit dwelling with a touching, well timed and thought-provoking story that spans many years! Accumulating TRUTH: RED, WHITE & BLACK #1-7.
The unique collected version of Reality was launched in 2004, and has been lengthy out of print. A hardcover version that includes an appendix of fabric together with Morales’s notes on the making of the collection was launched in 2009, although that too has been out of print for fairly a while. It doesn’t sound as if the brand new softcover assortment of the collection will embrace that backmatter materials. The only-issues of Reality have been obtainable digitally on Comixology since 2018.
Given the vital function that Bradley performed in The Falcon & The Winter Soldier, and the legacy of the character via his grandson, the Younger Avengers character Patriot, it’s solely logical that Marvel would need to make the story introducing the Black Captain America obtainable to learn in print once more. Marvel supplied the digital problems with the collection at no cost final 12 months as a part of a program spotlighting Black creators, and I learn the collection for the primary time shortly thereafter, discovering it it to be a strong and vital chapter within the historical past of the Marvel Universe and of Marvel Comics as a complete.
The brand new version of Captain America: Reality, that includes cowl art work by Joe Quesada and Kyle Baker, is ready to reach in shops on January twenty sixth, 2022.