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Why Fans Love Ms. Marvel

Originally posted on Comparative Geeks:
Ms. Marvel #1 has recently entered its seventh printing. Seventh! That’s practically unheard of in comics, especially for a total newcomer like Kamala Khan. As Marvel.com puts it: “Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary…

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Review: Ms. Marvel #9

If you’ve been waiting for Ms. Marvel to be collected, wait no longer! Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal is available TODAY. It collects the first arc, issues #1-5, and you’ll save about a dollar an issue if you buy them in the collection. (Captain Marvel Vol. 1, She-Hulk Vol. 1, and Hawkeye Vol. 3 all come out next…… Continue reading Review: Ms. Marvel #9

Comics · Fantasy · Sci-Fi

Where to Find Strong Female Characters in Comics

This week, I’m posting lists of my favorite stories that have female protagonists or POVs. Today I’m featuring comics, including series and individual books. Leave your recommendations in the comments, especially if they’re nothing like these, and check back Friday for open discussion on strong female characters! Comics can be hard to get into if…… Continue reading Where to Find Strong Female Characters in Comics

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Review: Ms. Marvel #8

I totally thought Ms. Marvel #8 was out NEXT week! Why can I never keep this straight? I can’t believe it’s been eight months, either. But I’m subscribed on Comixology and issue #8 appeared in my inbox, so here we are again. Number 8 opens a new four-issue arc, and as the first issue, it touches on…… Continue reading Review: Ms. Marvel #8

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Review: Ms. Marvel #5

  Spoilers ahead.   In this issue we get further toward real superheroics. Usually DC breaks things into 6-issue trade paperbacks, so every six issues there’s a big reveal, an injury, or what-have-you… Does Marvel do that? This is a first for me, reading a Marvel series from issue one in real time. In this…… Continue reading Review: Ms. Marvel #5

Comics · YA

Review: Ms. Marvel #3

Do these have titles? I’m not sure these have titles. No spoilers! Back again with Ms. Marvel! I hope not every issue (and review) will be focused on Kamala Khan’s “Muslim superheroine” status, but again, that’s what makes the comic notable at this point, and this issue brushes up against her religion in a more…… Continue reading Review: Ms. Marvel #3

Comics · YA

Review: Ms. Marvel #2

In issue #2, Kamala saves someone’s life, gets a handle on her new transformation powers, and makes it home from the party. What I liked: I still love Kamala, and I’m really enjoying the art. I can’t wait to see her start interacting with other heroes, hopefully including her idol Captain Marvel!  I like the way she fumbles…… Continue reading Review: Ms. Marvel #2