So Where Will Ta-Nehisi Coates' Captain America Comic Be Announced?

We've been reporting since June last year that Ta-Nehisi Coates will be writing the ongoing Captain America comic book for Marvel. And now, after an extended run from Mark Waid and Chris Samnee — before Samnee leaves for DC Comics — all the indications are that this will be announced next week. That we will see a new Captain America #1 written by Coates for July 4th, Independence Day. And a teaser on May 5th, Free Comic Book Day.

So Where Will Ta-Nehisi Coates' Captain America Comic Be Announced?

But which hallowed institution will make the official announcement? I've been told to do a lot of refreshing for The Atlantic's home page, the publication that Coates is most associated with.

But I also note that on Tuesday, Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman will join Black Panther comic book writer Coates onstage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, for a conversation on the Black Panther and his cultural significance.

Tickets sold out fast — but it would be a very interesting place to a) announce such news or b) discuss any such announced news.

Anyone made plans to go?

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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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