The first black superhero …
The first deaf superhero …
The first gay superhero …
The first Asian-American superhero …
The first transgender superhero …
Such is the liberal project which is about novelty seeking, subverting norms and social hierarchies and mainstreaming perversion in order to extend the boundaries of freedom and equality. This ideal is reflected in its comic books and Hollywood movies.
“The Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to get its first transgender superhero.
“And very soon. In a movie that we’re shooting right now,” Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige said during a Q&A at the New York Film Academy.
Asked by a fan whether there were any plans for more LGBT characters in Marvel’s films, “specifically the T, trans characters”, Kevin said: “Yes, absolutely. Yes.”
This year, The Eternals will introduce Marvel movies’ first gay character.
There have been reports since 2019 that Phase 4 of the MCU – the films following the Avengers Infinity saga – would star a trans character.
Marvel has also said it will introduce its first deaf superhero in The Eternals and its first Asian-American superhero, in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. …
She exists very much in Thor’s world – being kept inside a temple in the realm of Heven before meeting Thor’s long-lost half-sister Angela, going on a bunch of adventures and eventually becoming her romantic interest.
The next Thor film, Love and Thunder, is scheduled to come out in 2021.
Tessa Thompson’s character Valkyrie – who was made the King of New Asgard by Thor in the last Avengers film – revealed what the “first order of business” would be for her in the film.
“As new king, she needs to find her queen,” she said.
In the comics Valkyrie identifies as bisexual. “
In the latest Thor movie (I haven’t seen any of the previous ones), Valkyrie is the new bisexual female King of New Asgard. Because, of course … there has to be some subversive social justice angle in order to nudge our culture further along the path of wokeness.
Note: In the Viking Age, women who wore pants and subverted gender norms was grounds for divorce.