I haven’t had a chance to see the Captain Marvel movie yet, but you can bet I will. In the meantime, here are my thoughts on the comic on which it’s based. The 2012 run of Captain Marvel by Kelly Sue DeConnick was my first superhero comic.
Yet somehow she was the one beside me, coaxing me as I took my first step into a larger world. Because I finally read my first real superhero comic, and it was Kelly Sue Deconnick’s 2012 Captain Marvel series.
I know plenty about superheroes, because I’ve watched a lot of DC and Marvel animated series. That’s actually how I first heard of Carol Danvers, the current Captain Marvel: I knew that somehow she was responsible for Rogue’s powers of flight and super-strength in the 90s X-men cartoon.
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the rise of comic-book movies to the mainstream in recent years, but now I’m thinking that if I enjoy them so much, maybe I should actually, you know, read comic books?
I do read plenty…
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