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Meet Carol Danvers.
A former Air Force pilot turned Kree/Human hybrid…
The movie Captain Marvel (which just hit theaters this month) will be bringing her to life, on the big screen.
If you want to learn more about Carol Danvers, and the Captain Marvel universe, I’d highly recommend picking up these Captain Marvel Comics and Books!
Captain Marvel Comics and Books
Captain Marvel Volume 1 by Kelly Sue Deconnick
Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth’s Mightiest Hero with an attitude to match, is back and launching headfirst into an all-new ongoing adventure! As Captain Marvel, a.k.a. Carol Danvers, comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life – and the entire Marvel Universe – in the months to come. But as Carol takes on a mission to return an alien girl to her homeworld, she lands in the middle of an uprising against the Galactic Alliance!
Investigating the forced resettlement of Rocket Girl’s people, Carol discovers that she has a history with the man behind the plot. But when the bad guy tries to blackmail Carol and turn the Avengers against her, it’s payback time! Guest-starring the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster by Liza Palmer
Carol Danvers kicks off her U.S. Air Force career with her first year at flight school, where she’ll be tested in ways she never thought possible-and make a lifelong friend, Maria Rambeau, in the process-in this atmospheric and exciting prelude to the upcoming Marvel Studios’ film, Captain Marvel! Focusing on Carol Danvers and Maria Rambeau as they wend their way through a space that was still very much a “boys’ club” in the 80s, the important social-cultural themes explored in this novel are sure to draw in not only fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but readers of social issue-focused YA who gravitate toward relatable protagonists learning to navigate the world around them, and to succeed in the face of seemingly insurmountable adversity.
Captain Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Hero Vol. 2 by Kelly Sue Deconnick
Captain Marvel and the Avengers face the enemy within! When vicious echoes from the past of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes crop up all over Manhattan, Carol Danvers refuses to be grounded by her recent and mysterious loss of power. But who is the sinister figure behind the madness, and what does it have to do with Carol’s calamitous condition? And the most disturbing question of all…is this villain even real? Things get worse as the events of Infi nity unfold. Carol goes cosmic – Binary cosmic – in an epic that rocks worlds, not least hers!
But when she comes back to Earth with a bump, will her biggest fan be the key to rebuilding her life? You just can’t keep a good Captain down!
Captain Marvel: Starforce on the Rise by Steve Behling
Before Carol Danvers was Captain Marvel, she was Vers, a key member of the elite Kree Starforce warriors who wage their war against the equally formidable Skrull aliens. This middle-grade novel will focus on key adventure of Vers during her time with Starforce, setting up the perfect entry point for readers to Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel, in spring 2019.
Captain Marvel: Liberation Run Prose Novel by Tess Sharpe
An all-new original novel in which the most powerful hero in the Marvel Universe must free Inhuman slaves imprisoned on a distant world.
Carol Danvers–Captain Marvel–narrowly stops a spacecraft from crashing. Its pilot Rhi is a young Inhuman woman from a group who left for a life among the stars. Instead they were imprisoned on a planet where an enslaved Inhuman brings her owner great power and influence. Horrified by the account, Carol gathers a team–including Ant-Man, Mantis, and Amadeus Cho–and they set out to free Rhi’s people.
Captain Marvel Little Golden Book by John Sazaklis
Superhero Captain Marvel shows that she’s out of this world in this action-packed Little Golden Book!
Meet Marvel’s out-of-this-world new superhero Captain Marvel as she uses her amazing powers of flight and super strength to fight alien threats to Earth! Boys and girls ages 2 to 5 will love this action-packed Little Golden Book as they learn about Captain Marvel–from her amazing origins to her friends and foes.
Captain Marvel Vol. 3: Alis Volat Propriis by Kelly Sue Deconnick
Captain Marvel’s time as an astronomical avenger has pitted her against some of the worst the galaxy has to offer (lookin’ at you J’Son). The Haffensye Consortium has been tracking Captain Marvel and Tic for weeks. Now, they’ve finally caught up to them both! Captain Marvel was barely able to survive the last time she squared-off against the Haffensye – think she’ll be so lucky again?
Captain Marvel What Makes a Hero by Pamela Bobowicz
Introduce the young reader in your life to the inimitable, expectation-destroying, glass ceiling-shattering, world-saving female Super Heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from Captain Marvel and Shuri to Gamora, Black Widow, Nebula, and more, in this beautifully-illustrated picture book aimed at the young reader set. Fans of all ages will be thrilled by this adventure that celebrates the strength, intelligence, and ingenuity of the women who are vital to MCU’s best stories, distilled into a child-friendly package.
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Have you seen the Captain Marvel movie yet? Are you a fan of the Captain Marvel comics?