Meet Kamala Kahn, the Pakistani American teenager from Jersey City who just discovered her extraordinary powers. Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson is this week’s staff pick. Kamala is certainly no damsel in distress as she fights to protect her friends and her city. A superhero who breaks the mold, told through excellent stories and fantastic artwork, makes Ms. Marvel an entertaining winner for all readers. Read the first 4 volumes before volume 5 hits the shelves in July.
“Marvel Comics presents the all-new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City – until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! As 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 handle? Kamala has no idea either. But she’s comin’ for you, New York! It’s history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (Runaways)!” —Amazon