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Alexis Sanchez's Must-Reads

The Latinx Geeks co-founder, writer, and Marvel's Voices essayist shares a handful of influential comics! Read Alexis’ personal favorites today!

ALEXIS’ COMIC PICKS

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Kid Loki

in Marvel Now! Point One (2012) #1

The dynamic between Kid Loki and America Chavez is such an integral part of the Young Avengers. To understand that tenuous friendship, you need to know how Kid Loki conned America into protecting Billy Kaplan.

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s Young Avengers

in Young Avengers (2013) #1

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie do an amazing job introducing the members of the Young Avengers. This series starts you off with young love, Kid Loki getting beaten up, and a really creepy villain. What more could you ask for?

Young Avengers Vs. Mother

in Young Avengers (2013) #13

The Young Avengers finally arrive at the climactic showdown with Mother, and Billy Kaplan, Wiccan, is finally able to tap into the power of the Demiurge. The art and paneling by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson to show off the extent of Billy's control over reality is incredible.

Choosing Sides

in Civil War II: Choosing Sides (2016) #3

America Chavez is truly at her best alongside Kate Bishop, and here they take a trip across the Multiverse as they visit alternate versions of James Rhodes. It shows both of them in a vulnerable moment and why their friendship is so important.

Welcome to the X-Men, America!

in America (2017) #3

Gabby Rivera brings back 80s punk Storm as a mentor for America Chavez, and you really couldn't ask for anything better. Storm's ability to understand and guide America into trusting her own power truly shows them both at their best.

The Myth of Planeta Fuertona

in America (2017) #7

America Chavez is one of a kind in the Multiverse, and we finally discover her family's origins as told by her abuela, Madrimar. This issue is a beautiful cosmic love story that finally connects America to her roots.