New Street Fighter Character Made Her Debut, Pietra

Street Fighter time! This Saturday saw Free Comic Book Day for 2022 with almost fifty comic books being given away for free at participating comic book stores the world over. That included a new Street Fighter comic book from Udon Studios, Street Fighter Masters #1 by Matt Moylan and Genzoman. Which promised to tease much! Udon Studios posted on Twitter "#FreeComicBookDay is this Saturday, May 7! Street Fighter Masters: #Blanka #1 features Pietra, a new original #StreetFighter character created by UDON! Head to your #localcomicbookshop this Saturday for the reveal! Featuring Art by @MrGenzoman" with the following images.

New Street Fighter Character Made Her Debut, Pietra
New Character Made Her Debut, Pietra

Well, on Saturday we all got to meet Pietra, with a certain lumberjack style about her. Doesn't seem to wear high heels or suspenders, though.

New Street Fighter Character Made Her Debut, Pietra
New Character Made Her Debut, Pietra

She is certainly up for a fight. Streetfight, forest fight, whatever. But when you take on Pietra…

New Street Fighter Character Made Her Debut, Pietra
New Character Made Her Debut, Pietra

…you seem to take on her whole family as well. Might be worth taking notes of that the next time you take up a chainsaw against her, or whatever.

New Street Fighter Character Made Her Debut, Pietra
New Character Made Her Debut, Pietra

With Capcom announcing a couple of months ago that Street Fighter 6 is in development, the intimation is that this could be the first appearance of new major character for the franchise, Pietra, making her first appearance. And available in this year's Free Comic Book Day edition – if you can still find a copy. Good luck on your hunting.

FCBD 2022 STREET FIGHTER MASTERS BLANKA #1
UDON ENTERTAINMENT INC
JAN220042
(W) Matt Moylan (A/CA) Genzoman
It's time to go green with Blanka, the Brazilian berserker beastman! This electrically-charged icon of Street Fighter tears through the jungles of the Amazon in his first solo comic adventure!
Exclusive Original Material
Rating: Teen (or Teen+)In Shops: Apr 13, 2022

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New Street Fighter Character Made Her Debut, Pietra

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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