Meet Wave: Marvel’s newest superhero from the Philippines

Artist Lenil Francis Yu posted Saturday on his Instagram the newest Marvel superhero from the Philippines, Wave.

According to Yu, this superhero’s tentative name was “Pearl Pangan” a Cebuana whose powers are water and tech based.

“Really proud to design WAVE, the first Filipina Marvel Superhero. She’ll appear for the first time in WAR OF THE REALMS: NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 in May, with story by Greg Pak and art by Gang-Hyuk Lim! @sunnygho colored this cover. ” Yu posted.

Meanwhile, Greg Pak, American comic book writer and director, tweeted yesterday, “Remember when we said we were introducing a new Filipino superhero to the Marvel Universe in WAR OF THE REALMS: AGENTS OF ATLAS #1?.”

“As announced at @sxsw, I’m thrilled to share the great @leinilyu‘s stunning design of WAVE, Marvel’s new Filipino superhero! Gorgeous colors by @sunnygho! She’ll appear for the first time in WAR OF THE REALMS: NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 in May, with art by Gang-Hyuk Lim!,” He added.