Before Iman Vellani brings the character to life in Marvel Studios ’Disney + series, Kamala Khan is ready to get her comics back in. Miss Marvel: Across the border, a new five-issue limited edition from Samira Ahmed, the best-selling author of the New York Times (Love, hate and other filters) and Runaways artist Andrés Genolet.
“For colorful children, Muslim children, the plant has literally zero representation,” Ahmed said. “So when Sana and Willow announced Miss Marvel, I was just so stunned. My heart rises to all the children who have Miss Marvel comics as part of his childhood. I always tell people that in all my fiction there is this line of ‘revolutionary girl’. Which girl is more revolutionary than Kamala Khan? “
“Fans who have been there since day one will love to see how we play with his powers, explore them and maybe push them,” Ahmed continued. “I don’t want to give any spoilers, but there are some questions that raise the source of his powers and what it means. We definitely have food there, we definitely have some pretty striking South Asian cultural elements that people see right away in the series. There are some familiar faces and fans’ favorites, but also new faces … Willow and then Saladin have created such an amazing world. I’m just excited to explore it and even push it a little further. “
Miss Marvel: Beyond the Limit # 1 goes on sale on September 15th.