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    Jersey City finally has its own resident superhero! Teenager Kamala Khan was having a hard enough time balancing her strict parents' expectations with the realities of high school; then, she suddenly discovered her strange morphing powers. Now she's a superhero, with a nemesis and everything, and her problems are much bigger than making it home by curfew. This is in the top three of my favorite graphic novels of the past year, hands down. (Jenn)

    — From Jenn

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    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) COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL 1-5, MATERIAL FROM ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW POINT ONE

    About the Author


    Willow Wilson began her writing career at the age of 17, when she freelanced as a music and DJ critic for Boston's Weekly Dig magazine. Since then, she's written the Eisner Award-nominated comic book series Air and Mystic: The Tenth Apprentice and the graphic novel Cairo. Her first novel, Alif the Unseen, was a New York Times Notable book. It was shortlisted for the 2012 Flaherty-Dunnan Award. G. Willow spent her early and mid twenties living in Egypt and working as a journalist. Her articles about the Middle East and modern Islam have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly and the Canada National Post. Her memoir about life in Egypt during the waning years of the Mubarak regime, The Butterfly Mosque, was named a Seattle Times Best Book of 2010. Willow is published by Grove/Atlantic Books in the United States and Atlantic UK in the United Kingdom.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780785190219
    ISBN-10: 078519021X
    Publisher: Marvel Comics
    Publication Date: October 28th, 2014
    Pages: 120
    Language: English