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Captain America’s shield passes to The Falcon

Posted by on July 16, 2014 – 9:09 pm

Avengers_35_Cover-Cap-Focused2Marvel Entertainment chief creative officer and former editor-in-chief Joe Quesada went on The Colbert Report Wednesday night to announce that Sam Wilson, Captain America’s compatriot the Falcon, will take up the hero’s shield.

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It’s been a week of major Marvel news, with an announcement Tuesday on The View that the character of Thor will become onworthy of his legendary hammer Mjolnir and it will be passed to another — a woman, also named Thor.