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Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write the Captain America Comic

Mar 01, 2018 - The New York Times

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the author of “Between the World and Me” and one of the country’s best-known public intellectuals, announced Wednesday he would begin writing the Captain America title for Marvel Comics in July.

Mr. Coates, a longtime comics fan who began creating them a little more than two years ago, announced the news in The Atlantic, for which he is a national correspondent. He described his vision of the character and laid out his plans for addressing what he confessed he saw a...