Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normalby by G. Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona

Ms Marvel, Book 1

Synopsis: Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation!

Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City — until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she’s comin’ for you, Jersey!

It’s history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (RUNAWAYS)! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.

Review: I had heard a lot about this comic and the mention of a Ms. Marvel made me very intrigued. It must be said that I always find it nice to have women super heroes as main characters.

I will start by talking about the story and I confess that it was not necessarily what I expected. Kamala is a young girl in search of freedom in relation to her parents who are very strict. She dreams of having powers, of being blonde, more beautiful, etc … But here, her life will change when she runs away one evening at a party and she finds herself in a strange fog.

I had a good time overall but it is true that I expected much more. It was nice and different but I something was missing for me. Perhaps I shall have it with the second volume! In any case, the illustrations were also nice enough to look at and as I said I had a good time.




10 thoughts on “Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normalby by G. Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona

  1. I’ve read a few comics, but not many. I did love the Jessica Jones one. I’ve read one Deadpool too. The others are based on novels (Mercy Thompson and Anita Blake). I need to do more comics as I’ve enjoyed them. I might have to give this one a try. Great review.

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