On Tuesday morning, the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards (the Oscars of sci-fi and fantasy writing) were announced by the World Science Fiction. Unsurprisingly, collected volumes of Marvel’s critically acclaimed Black Panther and Ms. Marvel series were both nominated for Best Graphic Story.
Disney and Marvel might have the next several years already planned out, but after the second Avengers: Infinity War, they’re going to need to fill in some gaps. A fan film based on the adventures of Ms. Marvel makes a strong case for who should get a solo debut next.
We’ve known that Ms. Marvel was coming to the Avengers cartoon at some point, but now we actually know when: really soon! A new clip from this Sunday’s episode of Avengers: Ultron Revolution (née Assemble) has been released online, and it shows Kamala joining the fight alongside Captain American and Iron Man.
Pretty much since she was first introduced, we’ve wanted an action figure of Kamala Khan. And now, nearly three years to the month of her debut in the pages of Captain Marvel, we finally have one—and it’s pretty damn awesome.
Even though Kamala Khan has only been around for a few years, it feels like she’s been Ms. Marvel for ages—inspiring kids all over the world with her amazing comic book. So really, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Kamala will star in a new kids-focused reading book that tackles issues surrounding bullying and…
Well, this is just brilliant. Racist adverts promoting hatred against Muslims are currently being run on buses in San Francisco - but someone has started covering them up with anti-hatred messages from Marvel's première Muslim superhero, Ms. Marvel.
Superheroes fight. They punch. They zap supervillains and toss them around. Sometimes they kill people and sometimes they die. But, as a recent essay points out, the current Ms. Marvel does an excellent job of asking the question: does a superhero really have to hurt other people?
Here's a bit of Friday feel-goodery: American comics fans aren't the only people excited about Kamala Khan, the teenage Muslim Jersey girl taking the role of Ms. Marvel on February 5th. So are Pakistani women, who hope that the character will inspire Pakistani girls and help their country's image.