La Conque, Latin America’s largest comic convention, took place this past weekend in central Mexico.
During La Conque, iconic comic book creator Stan Lee, showed up for more than just his signature cameo. He posed for photos with fans, signed autographs, and made a major announcement…
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The comic book legend announced that there will be a Latino superhero by the end of the year!
The Straights Times reports that on Sunday, Stan Lee, 94, was asked in front of nearly 20,000 fans what kind of hero Mexico would need to address its social problems.
“I wanted this to be a surprise, but I’m personally working on a Latino hero that you’ll be seeing at the end of the year. I want to make him as good as I can, as different as I can,” said Lee.
He acknowledged his fans, who attended the convention from Chile, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia, and even some from as far away as Belgium, saying “This city, in this country, has the greatest fans in the whole world! You people are spectacular. This convention is wonderful.”
While Lee hasn’t said too much about the new Latino superhero, our expectations are high that the man who created Spider-Man, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four will continue the progress made by groundbreaking inclusive characters like La Borinqueña:
And America Chavez: