New Captain America will be African-American, as the Falcon takes over the star-spangled mantle in the comic books

July 17, 2014 1:45 PM

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New Captain America will be African-American, as the Falcon takes over the star-spangled mantle in the comic books

Sam Wilson will take over as Cap in 'All-New Captain America,' launching in October — a move that comes one day after the announcement of a new female Thor.

Captain America’s mantle will be taken over by his long-time ally, the Falcon, the high-flying African-American hero from Harlem, Marvel Comics announced late Wednesday.

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