Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: Meet America Chavez, the new favorite character of Marvel fans

The character played by Xochitl Gomez has managed to stand out among veterans Elizabeth Olsen and Benedict Cumberbatch.

America Chavez
America Chavez

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now available in theaters and is already becoming a trending topic on social networks, either because of its post-credit scenes, the violence that the film harbors, or simply highlighting America Chavez, the new superheroine. from the Marvel Cinematic Universe portrayed by Xochitl Gomez.

America Chavez has managed to be a trend on Twitter in just one day at the box office, becoming the new favorite character of many Marvel fans:

I think that when people see the film, just like in life, there is nothing that defines any character, ”explained Kevin Feige at a recent press conference. “Like Xochitl said, America is a 14-year-old girl who realizes this traumatic element of her life, and it’s not the LGBTQ issue, it’s the fact that they keep throwing her through the Multiverse multiple times. We wanted to be honest with it and show it, and that’s not what the movie is about, but she’s an important part of the character that she becomes in the comics. We wanted to deal with this topic

In Doctor Strange: The Multiverse of Madness, America Chavez is introduced early on and can be seen wearing an LGBTQ flag pin throughout the film, but it is later revealed that she is the daughter of two mothers she lost. when she was scared as a child and opened a gap to other multiverses.

This detail has marked many Marvel fans, as can be seen on social networks. These are just a few examples:

“We can talk about America Chavez. I love it and can’t wait to explore her character and her powers in the future.”

Shout out to America Chavez for wearing this pin throughout the movie!”

“Xochitl Gomez did an incredible job. America Chavez has become one of my favorite characters. He did not let me down”


America Chavez has achieved a new origin regarding the comics but respecting that she is the daughter of two mothers. In the movie, we briefly see how as a child she lost her mothers due to her powers of opening portals to various multiverses.

In the comics, America, and her sister Catalina, live on a billionaire’s private island where he encourages her to use her powers against her mother’s wishes. She witnesses, together with her sister, the death of her mother Elena and that of her mother, finally leaving only the two of them. She opens a portal but she is the only one to cross it and she finally sees the island burn, believing that she is finally alone.

America Chavez is also a key character in the creation of the Young Avengers, a group of superheroes that have been rumored to be in the Cinematic Universe very soon with the introduction of Ironheart and Ms. Marvel, the latter whose premiere is scheduled for the next 8 of June.

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Written by Christina d'souza

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