3-year-old Jacoby Latta honored in Marvel Comics

Jacoby Latta

COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Three-year old Jacoby Latta is becoming a superhero.

According to Comic Book Resources, Marvel Comics will be honoring Jacoby in Uncanny Avengers #23, which goes on sale on August 27th. The comic book will include a page dedicated to Jacoby, with an illustration by artist Sanford Greene, a professor at Benedict College and the artist of Uncanny Avengers.

Post by Comic Book Resources.

The comic will be available on Wednesday at the following locations in SC:

Punk Monkey Comics

4711 Forest Drive

Columbia, SC 29206


513 12th Street

West Columbia, SC 2916

Cosmic Rays

4427 Devine Street

Columbia, SC 29205

Silver City

538 Knox Abbott Dr,

Cayce, SC 29033

Comics Nirvana

5135 Sunset Blvd,

Lexington, SC 29072

Gamma Comics

9557 Two Notch Rd,

â??The family would like to thank Axel Alonzo, the Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics, for choosing to honor Jacoby in this way. A special thank you also to Sanford Greene who worked to make this happen.â??, said Stuart Latta, the father of Jacoby Latta. â??Words cannot describe how uplifting it is for the family to know that Jacoby is the first "Little Avenger" and that his likeness will be forever in print all over the world.â??

In June 2014, Richland County Investigators say a tree branch fell from a tree, hitting three year old Jacoby Latta on the head. Latta died from complications of a head injury.