History Comicbook / MsMarvel

15th Jul '17 7:56:12 PM Manny20444
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* AmazonianBeauty: Although her physique varies DependingOnTheArtist, she is a big woman who has large strong muscles, broad shoulders, a very voluptuous yet well-toned and muscular build for her body, and standing in at 5'11" and over 160 lbs. Frank Cho in particular makes her look like [[Franchise/StreetFighter Cammie]].

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* AmazonianBeauty: Although her physique varies DependingOnTheArtist, she is a big woman who has large strong muscles, ripped broad shoulders, a very voluptuous yet well-toned and muscular build for her body, and standing in at 5'11" and over 160 lbs. Frank Cho in particular makes her look like [[Franchise/StreetFighter Cammie]].
9th Jul '17 5:15:14 PM IdumeanPatriot
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* BreedingSlave: The Kree [[MasterComputer Supreme Intelligence]] wanted to make Carol this, since her HalfHumanHybrid DNA was just what he needed for his [[EvilutionaryBiologist eugenics program]]. So he planned to use the [[MindRape Millennia Bloom]] to [[EmptyShell destroy her personality]] and refashion her into someone who would gladly be one for the rest of her physical life. For a borderline StrawFeminist, this was naturally pretty much the worst fate imaginable.
8th Jun '17 2:11:10 AM rafi
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* NudeColoredClothes: Ms. Marvel's lightning bolt on her front is the same color as her skin in quite a few incarnations, particularly in some older, more color-restricted comic books. The artists have taken to making it either clearly very yellow or shiny to avoid this.
27th May '17 2:30:17 PM IdumeanPatriot
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* QuestionableConsent: ''Avengers'' #200 was ''supposed'' to give her a happy ending and grand send-off from the book, by giving her a badass love interest (albeit [[StrangledByTheRedString right out of nowhere]]) to retire with. Unfortunately, the "romance" was atrociously written even by comic book standards, to the point where the writers had the Adonis ''openly admitting'' to using ''mind-altering technology'' on Carol to make her fall in love with him, somehow not realizing that this translated the whole thing from just awkward to creepy. To make it worse, none of the ''other'' Avengers [[OutOfCharacterMoment cared]] when told this to their faces. Carol bitterly [[WhatTheHellHero called them out]] on this whole fiasco in a later story, when she had her own mind back again.
21st May '17 3:21:53 PM nombretomado
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** She was added to the cast of ''The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!'' in season 2 so that the team would ''finally'' have another woman on the team, since TheWasp was the sole female Avenger up until that point.

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** She was added to the cast of ''The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!'' in season 2 so that the team would ''finally'' have another woman on the team, since TheWasp ComicBook/TheWasp was the sole female Avenger up until that point.
3rd May '17 1:13:42 PM IdumeanPatriot
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** And she started out as the [[BettyAndVeronica secondary love interest]] of another even more obscure character, long before anyone had any idea of giving her a series of her own.


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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: When Carol Danvers first appeared in the early ''Captain Marvel'' comics (back in the late 1960s), she was already a woman in a hard, masculine profession (security consultant for a US Government agency) who showed some signs of feminism, but in retrospect her starry-eyed swooning over the title character and ActionSurvivor characterization when faced with the villains of the week can look a little weird if measured against the ultra-tough ActionGirl background Claremont later wrote up for her.


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* IHaveYouNowMyPretty: Awkwardly often, for "The Female Who Fights Back". While Creator/ChrisClaremont deserves credit for his handling of the fallout from the "Marcus Immortus" story in ''Avengers'' #200 (the infamous "Rape of Ms. Marvel"), his own run also featured several instances of brainwashing and sexual abuse of the heroine, and [[http://flashbak.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/scn_0014.jpg at least one]] glaring example (by [[FanDisservice MODOK]], of all people) which really was not all that much better -- Indeed, in some ways arguably ''worse''.


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* NotWantingKidsIsWeird: In her backstory, her SelfMadeMan father thought Carol should not bother with college, but simply find a good husband. And did not take it well when she retorted that she did not ''want'' a family--Even as she was quick to add a disclaimer to the effect of "Not ''yet''." Though given that she is now in her [[ComicBookTime late thirties/early forties]], it looks increasingly likely that she never will have one...


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** Creator/ChrisClaremont, who had a somewhat better understanding of the military than most comics writers in his time, seems to have realized the problem and wrote her as a major (O-4), which makes it a little better, though probably still pushing it. However, this RetCon did not stick.
** At the same time, whether accidentally or as a deliberate in-joke, Claremont also ''doubled down'' on her ImprobableAge by giving her ''Command Pilot'' wings. Look up the requirements for this, and it becomes obvious why this is arguably even more of a problem--Even if one assumes that the USAF even allowed women pilots in the 1960s in the first place in the Marvelverse, [[StayInTheKitchen which they didn't in real life.]]


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* ShootYourMate: Pre-superheroine Carol and the original Captain Marvel in his first series, when he was trying to ingratiate himself with the [[NebulousEvilOrganization Organization]] and she helped by angrily denouncing him as a traitor . Of course, they faked it--And hilariously, the scene was so over the top that Carol apparently couldn't take the whole thing seriously even in a Silver Age comic:
-->'''Marvel:''' [[YouFool You little idiot]]--Why do you think I even ''bothered'' with you? [[SmugSnake Your position as head of Cape security could prove useful!]] Now--Use your head!
-->'''Carol:''' [[FragileFlower Let go of my hand! You--You're hurting me!]]
-->'''Marvel:''' (''Whisper'') When I release your hand, keep it clenched. I've placed a knockout gas capsule there. Release it the instant you're alone with your guards--Understand?
-->'''Carol:''' (''Whisper'') Yes. (''[[ChewingTheScenery Really]] loud and clear'') I said '''let go''' of me, you '''coward!''' Do you also [[KickTheDog kick dogs]] [[LampShaded and children?!]]


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* StrawFeminist: She could occasionally come across as one in her original run. Notably, when ComicBook/IronMan (quite respectfully) expressed some worry for her, she launched into a long speech about how he had no right to impose the role of a helpless woman on her. However, while she was always ''somewhat'' of a feminist, such over-the-top depictions were the exception rather than the rule.
1st May '17 2:18:07 PM CosmicFerret
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* AdaptationalBadass: While very much a badass to begin with and heavy hitter, in ''The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes'', she packs considerably more of a wallop, being capable of going toe to toe with the Hulk. This seems to be part of a trend, as Kevin Feige has stated that the MCU version of Carol will be one of the most powerful superheroes in that universe. Considering how powerful Ronan was in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' and how a single Kree (implied to be a fairly powerful one) proved capable of going toe to toe with [[LadyOfWar Lady]] [[GodOfWar Sif]] in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'', this is perhaps less than surprising.

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* AdaptationalBadass: While very much a badass to begin with and heavy hitter, in ''The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes'', she packs considerably more of a wallop, being capable of going toe to toe with the Hulk. This seems to be part of a trend, as Kevin Feige has stated that the MCU version of Carol will be one of the most powerful superheroes in that universe. Considering how powerful Ronan was in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' and how a single Kree (implied to be a fairly powerful one) proved capable of going toe to toe with [[LadyOfWar Lady]] [[GodOfWar [[WarGod Sif]] in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'', this is perhaps less than surprising.
22nd Apr '17 5:49:48 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheSuperHeroSquadShow'': Appears as a recurring character.

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* ''TheSuperHeroSquadShow'': ''WesternAnimation/TheSuperHeroSquadShow'': Appears as a recurring character.
29th Mar '17 11:20:12 AM torru369
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** Finally given a nod in the Alien Nation storyline. When a young adult scientist tries to flirt with her, she shuts him down. Nearly gets out the old "I am old enough to be your mother" line.
20th Mar '17 5:10:52 PM tracer
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* PowerIncontinence: At first, the Ms. Marvel persona comes without Carol's control.

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At first, the Ms. Marvel persona comes without Carol's control.control.
** Her "Seventh Sense" started as a kind of clairvoyance-based X-ray vision. But by the 12th issue of the original 1970s series, it was giving her visions whether she wanted to receive them or not -- often accompanied by a gut-punch-level headache.
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