You may know Sam Wilson as The Falcon from both the comics and the most recent Captain America film. Former cap, Steve Rogers, has handed over the mantle “Captain America” to his long-time partner-in-asskicking.
This, of course, is not the first Black Captain America. That was Isaiah Bradley, the very first Captain America of all.
Marvel chief Joe Quesada announced the news on Stephen Colbert, here’s the picture:
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) July 17, 2014