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Ms. Marvel Vol. 3: Crushed

Friday, August 28, 2015

Ms. Marvel Vol. 3: Crushed (2015) G. Willow Wilson, Takeshi Miyazawa, Elmo Bondoc

crushedThe third volume of Ms. Marvel finds Kamala Khan still struggling with her identity as an Inhuman, but also with keeping the secret from her family.


37cltoThere are a lot of amusing jokes for older readers here–references to many general pop-culture geek things: the chemistry teacher who looks like Doc from Back to the Future, the garbage chute, her geeking out about Marvel universe characters.

It’s adorable.


Ms._Marvel_Issue_15_Screengrab_1But there are also some serious things going on under all of it.

Like the trouble teenagers–especially teenage girls–can get themselves into, and whether it’s their fault.


Aamir-and-Bruno-e1429219613929And of course the issues of culture clashes.

It’s not an epic story for the ages, but it really is quite lovely.
Rating: 7/10

Published by Marvel

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