Check out these six graphic novels centered on new MCU heroine Captain Marvel before or after you see the film!
The Life of Captain Marvel
Margaret Stohl * Carlos Pacheco
She’s one of the mightiest heroes not just on Earth, but in the entire galaxy! Now learn exactly how Carol Danvers became the woman she is – the Avenger she is – in the definitive origin of Captain Marvel! When sudden, crippling anxiety attacks sideline Carol in the middle of a fight, she finds herself reliving memories of a life she thought was far behind her. You can’t outrun where you’re from – and sometimes, you have to go home again. But while the Captain takes a temporary leave from duty to unravel her past, trouble comes looking for her. A weapon has been unleashed. And Carol’s sleepy coastal town is about to become the center of its world. But there are skeletons in Captain Marvel’s closet – and what she discovers will change her entire life!
Captain Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Hero Volume 1
Kelly Sue Deconnick *Chris Sebela*Dexter Soy* Emma Rios*Felipe Amdrade
Carol Danvers has a new codename and is determined to prove herself the best of the best! She’s forging a new future for herself as Captain Marvel, but finds that she still can’t walk away from a challenge from her past! It’s a firefight in the sky as the Banshee Squadron debut – but who are the Prowlers, and where has Carol seen them before? Witness her in blazing battlefield action that just may change the course of history! Then, the Avengers’ new Captain Marvel meets their old one – Monica Rambeau! But what’s Monica’s problem? Can they resolve it before a threat from the ocean depths attacks?
Captain Marvel: Carol Danvers – The Ms. Marvel Years Volume 1
Brian Reed *Roberto De La Torre *Mike Wieringo *Patrick Zircher *Aaron Lopresti *Giuseppe Camuncoli
In the “House of M” universe, Carol Danvers glimpsed the full potential of her life. Now she embarks with renewed focus in a bid to become the best she can be! With support from friends like Captain America and Jessica Jones, Ms. Marvel is determined to become the greatest hero around – and stopping an alien invasion that could end life on Earth is a good start! But when Civil War erupts, whose side will Carol be on? She’s joined by fellow Avengers Wonder Man and Julia “Arachne” Carpenter, but what will their mission be – and is everyone truly on the same team? When the dust settles, a crossroads is reached, and a decision must be made that will change the course of Ms. Marvel’s life!
Ms. Marvel Epic Collection: This Woman, This Warrior
The year was 1977 and Marvel was set to debut its latest and greatest new super heroine. NASA Security Chief Carol Danvers’ life had long been intertwined with the alien Kree’s interventions on Earth. But now it was time for this new woman in a new era to take on a new persona all her own-Ms. Marvel! As editor of Woman magazine, Danvers must contend with the Marvel Universe’s biggest blowhard, J. Jonah Jameson, while discovering her identity and origins as a super hero. Chris Claremont, continuing the series begun by Gerry Conway, brings to bear all the craft and character development of his renown X-Men run, while Jim Mooney, John Buscema and John Byrne supply some of the most stunning art of the era.
Marvel’s Captain Marvel Prelude
Follow another adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe leading up to the highly anticipated Marvel’s Captain Marvel! Prepare for Captain Marvel’s cinematic debut with titantic tales that set the stage for the Marvel Universe’s mightiest hero! Meet Carol Danvers, NASA’s youngest head of security – but when an encounter with the Kree soldier Mar-Vell gives her amazing powers, she begins a costumed career…as Ms. Marvel! Determined to prove herself the best of the best in a world full of fearsome foes, Carol soon takes on the mantle of Captain Marvel – and the responsibility of protecting the entire planet! But what happens when she comes face-to-face with Mar-Vell…who died years before? Look back at Carol Danvers’ early days, and learn what shaped the woman behind the mask!
The Death of Captain Marvel
Jim Starlin*Steve Englehart *Doug Moench*Pat Broderick
Witness the classic and tragic end of one of the greatest heroes of all time, Mar-Vell of the Kree, who became the Earth hero Captain Marvel! After dozens of battles on Earth and across space, and with the power of his Nega-bands and his all-knowing Cosmic Awareness, can Mar-Vell fare well in his battles with Nitro (the exploding villain who later sparked Marvel’s super hero Civil War), the death-defying Stellarax, and the seemingly dead Thanos? Guest-starring Rick Jones, Drax the Destroyer, Starfox, and all your favorite Earth heroes!