Ms. Marvel's First Big Foe As An Avenger? Gentrification.

Ms. Marvel has kicked off a new series this week, and there’s big changes ahead for Kamala Khan. She’s now a known hero in Jersey City—and not just any hero, but one of Earth’s mightiest. But it wouldn’t be Ms. Marvel if she was just fighting giant monsters and supervillains. She has her own delightful problems to… »11/19/15 8:30pm11/19/15 8:30pm


It's Great We're Getting A Captain Marvel Movie. It's Also Not Enough.

When Marvel announced that its next round of movies would include a Captain Marvel movie, we were thrilled. Yes, a major Marvel movie featuring a popular and wonderful female superhero. But amidst that celebration, let's not forget there are still tons of worthy female superheroes who would make excellent movie stars. »11/13/14 3:30pm11/13/14 3:30pm

Ms. Marvel Comes Into Her Own in Issue #5 [Spoilers]

Legacy characters can be tricky. Following in someone else's footsteps takes mixing new, innovative moves with enough respect for those that came before you. For a teenager— someone still deciding who they're going to be— this can be even harder. I'm thrilled to report that in Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan is doing a… »6/25/14 5:18pm6/25/14 5:18pm

​The new Ms. Marvel is here and ready to rock your world

We've not been shy about our love of Kamala Khan, Marvel's new Ms. Marvel, teenager, Pakistani-American, Muslim, and New Jersey-ite. Indeed, we may have mentioned it here, here or here. So we're super-excited to finally get to read the first issue, written by G. Willow Wilson, and drawn by Runaways' Adrian Alphona —… »2/04/14 5:50pm2/04/14 5:50pm

The Captain Marvel/Ms. Marvel/Shazam Clusterf*ck Explained

As a fake mailman living in the future, sometimes it’s funny to me what you people in 2013 freak out about. Ben Affleck as Batman? He actually ends up being okay. Not great, but definitely better than Kilmer or Clooney. But man, you guys are going to completely lose your shit in 20 years when Kim and Kanye’s kid North… »9/04/13 11:15am9/04/13 11:15am

Why Marvel Needs to Make a Captain Marvel Movie Like, Yesterday

Now that Marvel has firmly established its cinematic universe and the triumph of the superhero genre, it’s time to think about what’s next — and I don’t mean Cinematic Phase 2. There’s a dearth of female superheroes in movies right now, one that Marvel can and should correct with one character in particular: Captain… »7/02/13 3:07pm7/02/13 3:07pm