Meet Ms. Marvel

November 8, 2013

In an effort to diversify the comics industry, Marvel’s latest superhero isn’t another white man in a cape but a teenage Muslim girl living in Jersey City. Kamala Khan, alias Ms. Marvel, can change shape and will fight villains and her parents’ expectations when the series debuts in February. Pair with: Matt Madden’s history of American comics in six panels.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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