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Why Marvel Decided to Create an All-Female Superhero Team

February 7, 2015


This summer, the Avengers will come to an end. No, not on the big screen, where they are due to make many more appearances in a host of sequels — but in the comics, where their union will be destroyed in the Secret Wars Marvel series. In their place, another kick-ass team will arise: the A-Force.

The new comic will bring together female characters from across the Marvel universe, from Dazzler to Medusa to She-Hulk. G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, X-Men) and Marguerite Bennett (Angela: Asgard’s Assassin) will pen the series with drawings by Jorge Molina (X-Men). In the wake of the Secret Wars destruction, readers will find the female heroes in Arcadia, a feminist utopia of sorts. When the peaceful home comes under attack from a familiar threat, the women will form the A-Force.

Marvel announced the new team as well as…

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