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Posted by No_Name_ (16193 posts) - - Show Bio

When it was first announced that Ms. Marvel would be getting a complete redesign and her very own series, we could hardly contain our excitement. Marvel released a four-page preview to CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 and one thing's for sure, Carol Danvers is definitely going to be kicking some major butt. She's on a new mission and has a new costume; check out her series in stores July 18th, 2012.

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CAPTAIN MARVEL #1
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK
Art by DEXTER SOY
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Variant Cover by ADI GRANOV
FOC – 6/25/12, ON-SALE 7/18/12

This July, take flight as Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Captain Marvel #1! From the creative team of fan-favorite writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and rising star artist Dexter Soy, Carol Danvers suits up to tackle a threat only she can handle. Earth’s Mightiest Hero has a new name, a new mission and all the power she needs to make her life a living hell. With Captain America guest starring, and covers by Ed McGuinness & Adi Granov – no fan can miss this explosive new ongoing that will send shockwaves throughout the Marvel Universe. So what are you waiting for? Go tell your local retailer to hold you a copy – that’s an order! Captain Marvel #1 flies into comic shops everywhere, the Marvel Comics app and the Marvel Digital Comics Shop this July.
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#1 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45330 posts) - - Show Bio

I like everything but the mullet 

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#2 Posted by Tyrisis (33 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain Butch!

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#3 Posted by Kallarkz (3389 posts) - - Show Bio

So she's having trouble with interstellar travel? 
If they do this right and really make her into an icon Marvel could be looking at it's version of the Wonder Woman. 
BUT then again Marvel tends not to take advantage of great opportunities 

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#4 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4172 posts) - - Show Bio

God I hate masks that let hair out.

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#5 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45330 posts) - - Show Bio
@Kallarkz: I think she might be just "stalling" like a fighter jet
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#6 Posted by The Cyan Lantern (276 posts) - - Show Bio

Beautiful art

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#7 Posted by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

The art is fantastic.

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#8 Posted by ReVamp (23015 posts) - - Show Bio

I like this, more than I thought.

@spiderbat87 said:

@Kallarkz: I think she might be just "stalling" like a fighter jet

So do I.

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#9 Posted by Kallarkz (3389 posts) - - Show Bio
@spiderbat87 said:
@Kallarkz: I think she might be just "stalling" like a fighter jet
ahh that makes sense. mmmm should be interesting.
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#10 Posted by Ganthetsward20 (724 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm really excited and my only complaint is her hair...her hair. That's my only problem thus far. I'm pretty sure I'll get over it. Buddy bakers son has mullet and as long as I dont stare at it I'm not bothered. I think I will probably just have to do that for this book until they fix it

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#11 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1048 posts) - - Show Bio

Does this take place in the past or is it current canon?

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#12 Edited by TheHeat (694 posts) - - Show Bio

Fuax Hawk, eh? Definitely not a fan of the mask though. I might just grab this issue when it comes out. 

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#13 Posted by ALittleTooRaph (91 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm really liking that Dexter Soy art! I'll be picking this up.

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#14 Posted by sesquipedalophobe (5290 posts) - - Show Bio

@Ganthetsward20: It seems to be a stylized faux-hawk.

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#15 Posted by NyxEquitis (405 posts) - - Show Bio

Great, except...the hair. Which seems to be a common sentiment.

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#16 Posted by ALittleTooRaph (91 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheAnnihilator said:

Does this take place in the past or is it current canon?

I don't want to tell you the wrong thing, but I am fairly sure it is current canon.

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#17 Posted by JoseDRiveraTCR7 (1020 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks awesome. Also, I don't hate the hair.

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#18 Edited by WildStyle (337 posts) - - Show Bio

Art is incredible. The hair isn't that big of a deal to me. Definitely trying this out.

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#19 Posted by Mutant God (3930 posts) - - Show Bio

I think her hair is tied up like a pony tail

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#20 Posted by red_rover (100 posts) - - Show Bio

The art is stunning. Her hair seems to have been cut by a committee.

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#21 Posted by kilon (129 posts) - - Show Bio

it looks epic

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#22 Posted by RedVelvet (40 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually don't like this art at all. It's too... arty. I hate comic art that's all smudgy and expressionistic.

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#24 Edited by TheBlueAngel93 (21064 posts) - - Show Bio

I still don't understand why she needs a mask, she was able to fly and even fly into space without one before, why does she suddenly need one now? Not to mention she doesn't have a secret identity to keep either...I think the suit would look much better if they took away the mask/helmet and let her hair grow out instead of the mullet she's rocking there.

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#25 Posted by TheHeat (694 posts) - - Show Bio
@sesquipedalophobe said:

@Ganthetsward20: It seems to be a stylized faux-hawk.

That's what I am thinking too.
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#26 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45330 posts) - - Show Bio
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I still don't understand why she needs a mask, she was able to fly and even fly into space without one before, why does she suddenly need one now? Not to mention she doesn't have a secret identity to keep either...I think the suit would look much better if they took away the mask/helmet and let her hair grow out instead of the mullet she's rocking there.
she always had a mask
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#27 Posted by Cavemold (1818 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome art. So whats the difference between her and ms marvel?? Also her boobs look stuck together!

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#28 Edited by NyxEquitis (405 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderbat87: Well, it was one of those eye-covering..things that doesn't actually accomplish a whole lot. Different than a legit mask.

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#29 Posted by Tyrannotaur (296 posts) - - Show Bio

I am really looking forward to this. It looks awesome. I've been a big fan of Carol for quite a while now. Its really nice to see her finally earning the title of Captain Marvel, though by military standards isn't that a demotion? (I kid)

As for the hair I agree it looks silly. As much as I don't want Carol to take cues from Spider-woman, if they gave her a hairstyle similar to Spider-woman who keeps the mask and the long hair, that would look nicer.

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#30 Posted by Mercy_ (94554 posts) - - Show Bio

Me gustaaaaaaa

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#31 Posted by TheBlueAngel93 (21064 posts) - - Show Bio
@spiderbat87 said:
@War Killer said:
I still don't understand why she needs a mask, she was able to fly and even fly into space without one before, why does she suddenly need one now? Not to mention she doesn't have a secret identity to keep either...I think the suit would look much better if they took away the mask/helmet and let her hair grow out instead of the mullet she's rocking there.
she always had a mask
Yet it served no real purpose though.
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#32 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45330 posts) - - Show Bio
@NyxEquitis said:

@spiderbat87: Well, it was one of those eye-covering..things that doesn't actually accomplish a whole lot. Differnet than a legit mask.

Still in the MU it's considered a mask, same as Night Wings in the DCU
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#33 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

Reminds me of Bermejo
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#34 Posted by kidchipotle (15477 posts) - - Show Bio

Loving everything minus the hair. Grow it out again honestly. Whether its down or up in a pony-tail, just make it long again.

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#35 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45330 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer said:
@spiderbat87 said:
@War Killer said:
I still don't understand why she needs a mask, she was able to fly and even fly into space without one before, why does she suddenly need one now? Not to mention she doesn't have a secret identity to keep either...I think the suit would look much better if they took away the mask/helmet and let her hair grow out instead of the mullet she's rocking there.
she always had a mask
Yet it served no real purpose though.
@spiderbat87 said:
@NyxEquitis said:

@spiderbat87: Well, it was one of those eye-covering..things that doesn't actually accomplish a whole lot. Differnet than a legit mask.

Still in the MU it's considered a mask, same as Night Wings in the DCU
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#36 Posted by ImperiousRix (1144 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, that's awesome. Her being Captain Marvel just makes sense.

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#37 Posted by TheBlueAngel93 (21064 posts) - - Show Bio
@spiderbat87 said:
@War Killer said:
@spiderbat87 said:
@War Killer said:
I still don't understand why she needs a mask, she was able to fly and even fly into space without one before, why does she suddenly need one now? Not to mention she doesn't have a secret identity to keep either...I think the suit would look much better if they took away the mask/helmet and let her hair grow out instead of the mullet she's rocking there.
she always had a mask
Yet it served no real purpose though.
@spiderbat87 said:
@NyxEquitis said:

@spiderbat87: Well, it was one of those eye-covering..things that doesn't actually accomplish a whole lot. Differnet than a legit mask.

Still in the MU it's considered a mask, same as Night Wings in the DCU
Nightwing's  mask protects his secret identity, Carol's doesn't as her identity was public.
 
But that still doesn't change the fact that she could fly into space with just a domino mask and yet all of the sudden she needs a full-face mask? In my opinion, the suit would look much better with out it and if they allowed her hair to grow out instead of the short mullet type hairstyle their giving her there.
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#38 Posted by NyxEquitis (405 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderbat87: Well it might be "considered" a mask but it's supposed to cover the face or at least more than the eyes so it really doesnt count as one in my book. Which is just my opinion.

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#39 Posted by Inverno (13756 posts) - - Show Bio

She is going back to the leotard in a few months. Its only a matter of time.

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#40 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1048 posts) - - Show Bio

@ALittleTooRaph said:

@TheAnnihilator said:

Does this take place in the past or is it current canon?

I don't want to tell you the wrong thing, but I am fairly sure it is current canon.

Thanks, the hair is throwing me off.

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#41 Posted by NyxEquitis (405 posts) - - Show Bio

@War Killer said:

Nightwing's mask protects his secret identity, Carol's doesn't as her identity was public. But that still doesn't change the fact that she could fly into space with just a domino mask and yet all of the sudden she needs a full-face mask? In my opinion, the suit would look much better with out it and if they allowed her hair to grow out instead of the short mullet type hairstyle their giving her there.
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#42 Posted by X35 (6463 posts) - - Show Bio

Ugh.

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#43 Posted by BritishMonkey (358 posts) - - Show Bio

did they add more hair to her on the cover?

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#44 Posted by mattwing87 (441 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome art! I also love the new costume! I am a bigger fan of bodysuits rather than the swimsuit look. They should have kept her long hair though or make it at least shoulder length. Now she looks like a lesbian.

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#45 Edited by X35 (6463 posts) - - Show Bio

Hate hate hate this.

Marvel spent the last 5 years building up Ms. Marvel and giving her a spot and identity within the Marvel Universe... she had a very distinct, individual and on-the-cusp of being an iconic look too... and it really felt like it was the right time for another Ms. Marvel series... it could've been her big chance to breakthrough and become one of Marvel's big stars.

so what do they do?

Ditch everything they spent the last 5 years establishing and give her an unrecognisable new costume and look and a new name to boot.

This isn't going to last beyond 8 issues. And the result is Ms Marvel will be stuck in this hideous costume and name for years after. All this series will have done is destroy one of Marvel's few female characters who could've held a book and make Marvel say "see, people don't want female stars! they wouldn't even buy a book about one of our biggest". No people wouldn't buy a book about a horrible take on a popular character that you completely re-interpretted and re-designed and then fobbed off to a woman who just happens to be the wife of one of their architects.

Way to go Marvel. Eugh.

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#46 Posted by JMLG (135 posts) - - Show Bio

should be dope series.. liked Ms. Marvel's previous (still current) costume/image allot better tho

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#47 Posted by Misanthrop285 (13 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting costume......the hair is something different as well. Love the art! Hope this title lasts at least as long as her last title.

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#48 Posted by MorlockMartyr (65 posts) - - Show Bio

Love the hair!!!

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#49 Posted by Outside_85 (16549 posts) - - Show Bio

The 90'ties called, Nightwing and Beastboy want their hair back :)

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#50 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45330 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer said:
@spiderbat87 said:
@War Killer said:
@spiderbat87 said:
@War Killer said:
I still don't understand why she needs a mask, she was able to fly and even fly into space without one before, why does she suddenly need one now? Not to mention she doesn't have a secret identity to keep either...I think the suit would look much better if they took away the mask/helmet and let her hair grow out instead of the mullet she's rocking there.
she always had a mask
Yet it served no real purpose though.
@spiderbat87 said:
@NyxEquitis said:

@spiderbat87: Well, it was one of those eye-covering..things that doesn't actually accomplish a whole lot. Differnet than a legit mask.

Still in the MU it's considered a mask, same as Night Wings in the DCU
Nightwing's  mask protects his secret identity, Carol's doesn't as her identity was public.  But that still doesn't change the fact that she could fly into space with just a domino mask and yet all of the sudden she needs a full-face mask? In my opinion, the suit would look much better with out it and if they allowed her hair to grow out instead of the short mullet type hairstyle their giving her there.
Well I would presume it's meant to be a homage to Mar-Vell