S 'Klallam writer / artist Jeffrey Vereggedrew eight solo illustrations of Marvel heroes. Here are the numbers they will appear on:
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"The story of the hero goes back a long way. Beginning with the very first rock drawings, artists and writers around the world both captured and shared the fateful deeds of their people's heroes, ”Veregge said in the announcement.
"Being from the Pacific Northwest, my own people, the S 'Klallam Tribe, have used the art style known as Formline to record and share the stories of our people since times immemorial ", he continues. "The artistic style I use today in my own work is an extension of the same shapes and forms used for hundreds of years by Indigenous artists in and around the same region.
The publisher also plans to publish a 24 "x36 " poster of Veregge inur initiative. The artwork has not been published.
An exhibit of Veregge 's Marvel artwork was recently on display at the Smithsonian ' s National Museum of the American Indian, titled 'Of Gods and Heroes. 'The A work of art was created for the exhibit and depicts a battle between Marvel heroes and aliens on the streets of New York City.
Veregge is also helping Marvel run an anthology spotlighting Indigenous characters and authors for November, titled Marvel 's Voices: Indigenous Voices .
"As a lifelong comic book fan, artist and Native American, I am truly honored to work with Marvel Comics today. Not only to create pieces that represent a voice for Indigenous peoples in honor of Native American Heritage Month, but also for the opportunity to share the same spirit of storytelling.n of my ancestors by sharing the stories of some of today's heroes. "