Straight from the pages, Marvel's Champions have arrived!

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released a new downloadable character pack for “LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2” featuring Marvel’s teenage team of super hero sensations inspired by CHAMPIONS! The pack, priced at $1.99, adds playable characters Ms. Marvel, Nova, Miles Morales, Ironheart, Devil Dinosaur, Moon Girl, Viv Vision & Sparky, Amadeus Cho, Nadia Pym Wasp, Kate Bishop Hawkeye, and Nova. Strike out on your own with our “Totally Awesome” young heroes!

“LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2” is an all-new, epic adventure and sequel to the smash hit, “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.” This original branching storyline, co-written by award-winning comics writer Kurt Busiek, transports players into a cosmic battle across a myriad of Marvel locations ripped from time and space into the incredible Open Hub World of Chronopolis. Packed with signature LEGO humor for fans of all ages, gamers will go head-to-head with the time-travelling Kang the Conqueror in this fun-filled journey spanning the Marvel Universe.

The Champions DLC pack can be purchased separately for $1.99 or as part of the “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2” Season Pass, which is currently available for $14.99 or free for everyone who purchased the “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Deluxe Edition.”

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2” is available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One®, Nintendo Switch™, and Windows® PC.

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Key voice cast includes Dove Cameron, Chloe Bennet, Tyler Posey, Kim Raver and BooBoo Stewart.

Marvel Entertainment announced today, “Marvel Rising,” a brand-new, multi-platform animation franchise starring the next generation of Marvel heroes set to launch in 2018. The program will launch with six, four-minute digital shorts that spotlight Spider-Gwen with her new secret moniker, Ghost-Spider, and introduce audiences to the world of “Marvel Rising.” Following the shorts, a feature-length animated film, “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors” will premiere later that year. Distribution partners for the content to be announced at a later date.

Meet the characters and all-star voice actors behind the all-new franchise “Marvel Rising” above.

The content features an all-star line-up of voice talent including Dove Cameron, Chloe Bennet, Tyler Posey, BooBoo Stewart, Kathreen Khavari, Milana Vayntrub, Cierra Ramirez, Kamil McFadden, Skai Jackson, Kim Raver, Ming-Na Wen, Steven Weber, and Dee Bradley Baker among others. Future stories and content are also being developed across Marvel’s digital and publishing platforms and will be announced at a later date.

“Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors” is a long-anticipated event, bringing together Marvel’s newest and beloved characters that have garnered major fan excitement over the last few years. Powered teens Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl, Quake, Patriot, America Chavez, and Inferno join forces as an unlikely, but formidable crew of aspiring heroes. When a threat no one could have expected bears down on the Marvel Universe, this ragtag, untrained band of teens have no choice but to rise together and prove to the world that sometimes the difference between a “hero” and “misfit” is just in the name.

“Marvel characters are so relatable because they live in our world and face the same challenges we do. So I’m very excited that our Marvel Rising team of heroes is so inclusive, reflecting characters with different backgrounds, particularly a set of strong female leads that our young audience can connect with,” said Cort Lane, Marvel’s Senior Vice President of Animation & Family Entertainment.

Sana Amanat, Marvel’s Director of Content & Character Development, added, “This project is unlike anything we’ve done before—from featuring the rising and fan-favorite stars of the Marvel Universe, to a visually distinct animation style, this is a groundbreaking animated event. It’s an action-packed adventure, full of comedy, heart and powerful messages for every kind of Marvel fan.”

Meet the characters behind “Marvel Rising”:

Gwen Stacy aka Ghost-Spider (formerly Spider Gwen) voiced by Dove Cameron (“Descendants,” “Hairspray Live”) – a free spirited teen who found her calling to be a super hero after being bitten by a radioactive spider and gaining spider-like powers. As Ghost-Spider, she aids those in need, but has to keep her alter-ego a secret from her father, Captain George Stacy, who sees Ghost-Spider as more of a menace than a hero.

Daisy Johnson aka Quake voiced by Chloe Bennet (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Nashville”) – a leading agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. whose tendency for rule-breaking gets her into trouble now and then. Daisy befriends the young group of heroes and through them discovers how to become a better leader. She can generate powerful vibrational waves, which produce effects similar to earthquakes. 

Dante Pertuz aka Inferno voiced by Tyler Posey (“Teen Wolf,” “Lincoln Heights”) – a brooding, dark loner on the run. Dante has the power of pyrokinesis, which makes him capable of generating flames – however, he is not fully in control of his fiery abilities. It’s a thin line between good guy and villain for the unpredictable Inferno.

Victor Kohl aka Exile voiced by BooBoo Stewart (“Descendants,” “The Twilight Saga”) – a charming, handsome, and troublesome young Inhuman whose quest for superiority places him into the wrong crowd. He can use Darkforce energy to create weapons and portals that allow him to teleport.

Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel voiced by Kathreen Khavari (“Marvel’s Avengers Assemble,” “Big Little Lies”)  – a devoted fan of Super Heroes, especially of her mentor Captain Marvel; she is determined that she too can be a great hero! If only she’d be taken seriously. Kamala is equipped with metamorphic powers that allow her to stretch, enlarge, or shrink her overall size, parts of her body, or alter her physical appearance. She is especially fond of “embiggening” her fists.

Doreen Green aka Squirrel Girl voiced by Milana Vayntrub (“Marvel’s New Warriors,” “This Is Us”) – the uber-positive, hilarious best friend and teammate of Ms. Marvel. With advanced computer skills, enhanced strength, agility, durability, and senses of a squirrel, Doreen (along with her squirrel partner, Tippy Toe!),  is primed and ready to become a successful hero.

America Chavez voiced by Cierra Ramirez (“The Fosters,” “The Secret Life of an America Teenager”) – a strong, independent young hero whose painful past drives her to reject leadership and remain a loner. America’s powers include superhuman strength, speed, and durability, plus the ability to fly.

Rayshaun Lucas aka Patriot voiced by Kamil McFadden (“K.C. Undercover,” “Grown Ups 2”) – a natural born leader who is quick to leap into action to impress his colleagues at S.H.I.E.L.D. Rayshaun strives to live up to Captain America’s legacy with integrity, honesty, and order above all. His skills include heightened strength, speed, stamina, and durability.

Gloria “Glory” Grant voiced by Skai JacksFron (“Bunk’d,” “Jessie”) – Gloria, or ‘Glory,’ is Gwen Stacy’s friend and member of their garage band “The Emm-Jays.” Gloria is a smart, hard-working girl that genuinely cares for Gwen, but has felt a distance growing between them ever since their friend, Kevin, was murdered. When being casual, Gloria’s known to be funny, sarcastic and sassy.

Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel voiced by Kim Raver (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “24”) – a bold leader who doesn’t sugar-coat and is guided by a strong sense of duty and honor. She’s the ultimate inspiration for our band of misfit heroes. She is equipped with superhuman strength, can fly at high speeds, and can project intense energy blasts.

Hala voiced by Ming-Na Wen (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Mulan”) – Hala is a Kree Accuser bent on galactic domination. She’ll go to any length or treacherous means to achieve what she, and the entire Kree race, wants: Power. Hala is cold, cryptic and nefarious, often challenging those who try to oppose her.

Captain George Stacy voiced by Steven Weber (“13 Reasons Why,” “NCIS: New Orleans”) – Chief of the NYPD and Gwen Stacy’s loving, but fiercely protective father. Captain Stacy is a very disciplined, hard-working man that will stop at nothing to obtain justice – who unfortunately sees Ghost-Spider as a menace and a threat to society. 

Lockjaw and Tippy Toe are voiced by Dee Bradley Baker (“Star Wars Rebels,” “Gravity Falls”). Two lovable and heroic sidekicks: Lockjaw is Kamala’s trusty, teleporting mutt and Tippy Toe is Doreen’s partner in crime and best squirrel friend.

“Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors” is executive produced by Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, and Eric Radomski; co-executive produced by Stan Lee, Sana Amanat, and Marsha Griffin. The film and shorts were written by Mairghread Scott. Alfred Gimeno served as supervising director.

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Program includes animated shorts, chapter books and expanded line of merchandise debuting this Fall!

Little True Belivers, this one’s for you! Starting this Fall, we’re gearing up for the brand new school year with “Marvel Super Hero Adventures” – a multi-platform content program targeting Marvel’s youngest fans through animation and publishing. Through stories that touch upon aspirational themes of friendship, helping others, and heroism, preschool kids and young readers will have a gateway into the Marvel Universe. This new program will be supported by new offerings across comic books, graphic novels and merchandise including toys, lifestyle and apparel.

Marvel Animation will launch a season of 10 short-form episodes for the pre-school audience. The 3.5 minute animated episodes will feature Spidey in an epic team-up with other inspiring and brave Marvel heroes like Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Ant-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Wasp, Ms. Marvel and more. Platforms and launch date for this short-form series will be announced at a later date.

Debuting in September will be a series of early-reader chapter books joining the existing line of popular Marvel Super Hero Adventures activity books and storybooks from Marvel Press. The first chapter book, “Deck the Malls!,” written by MacKenzie Cadenhead and Sean Ryan, illustrated by Derek Laufman, features Spider-Man and Spider-Gwen in a fully illustrated adventured with a bonus one-page comic. Three more chapter books and an expanding publishing program will continue through 2018 and beyond.

The Super Hero Adventures merchandise is led by a toy collaboration with Hasbro, featuring new character tie-ins and play experiences inspired by Marvel Animation. They’re a perfect way for preschoolers to celebrate their young passion for Marvel in their daily lives. Further merchandise rollouts include wide offerings across toys and apparel with supportive collaborations from Mad Engine, Jay Fanco, GBG, Jakks Pacific and others–all representative of the major categories for Marvel preschoolers. Additional Marvel Super Hero Adventures products will debut throughout October during Marvel Mania, Marvel’s celebratory campaign spanning marquee retailers including Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and more.

Parents and fans around the world can share the Marvel Super Heroes Adventure program with young fans as it expands even more in Spring 2018.

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Kamala Khan breaks away from old mentors and teams up with new partners post-Civil War II!

These days, Ms. Marvel finds herself up against some pretty challenging circumstances. Her super hero idols have taken opposing stances on the Ulysses issue in Civil War II, and Kamala must figure out what she genuinely believes in.

We asked Sana Amanat, Marvel’s Director of Content and Character Development as well as the MS. MARVEL editor, about what we can expect to see in Kamala’s future. With everything going on in Civil War II, Kamala feels some doubt about whether she agrees with Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, who has served as her role model. Does she need to distance herself from her idols a little in order to grow as a hero in her own way?

Sana Amanat: While Civil War II may have initiated this rift, we’ve known for some time that Kamala would eventually need to separate herself from her idols. Her journey centers around self-discovery and identity, and a part of that exploration includes separating yourself from those you put on pedestals. The rift between Carol and Kamala doesn’t really have to do with right and wrong. It has to do with growing up and realizing that you perceive the world differently from even the ones you love. Soon, Kamala will help to launch the Champions with Nova and Miles Morales, moving toward a position of leadership. Can you tell us about your experience with taking Kamala on this journey? She started out as a brand new super hero who felt unsure about her role in that world, and now she finds herself really starting to step into her power.

Sana Amanat: I’ve had so much fun seeing it happen. I think part of Kamala will always remain wide-eyed and curious about the world, and we love that about her. Also, the Marvel Universe has really embraced her—and that in turn has allowed her to gain the experience and exposure she needs to become one of Marvel’s best.

Ms. Marvel (2015) #12

Ms. Marvel (2015) #12

What is Marvel Unlimited? You also edit the CAPTAIN MARVEL series. So you’ve had a hand in both Carol and Kamala’s reactions to the Civil War II situation. Can you tell us a little about that?

Sana Amanat: I’ve enjoyed playing with stories for both camps. For CAPTAIN MARVEL, we’ve found it extremely important to demonstrate that she has a great deal of commitment and thoughtfulness when fighting for predictive justice. We wanted to show the complexities of her position—and that she has very honorable intentions. On the other end, Kamala looks at it from the ground up, realizing how complicated things can become when personal issues affect your implementation of justice. Kamala seems so empowered, and also really relatable. She has insecurities at times, but she believes in herself and draws from her inner confidence. When you first started creating Kamala, what important characteristics did you wanted her to have?

Sana Amanat: Writer G. Willow Wilson and I knew she needed to be relatable, yet distinct. We recognized the importance of humor, but the goal was to make sure it came from a place of naiveté. Her being a bit of a fan-girl and nerd made her feel more like a real person—and tied in very much with her issues of identity. In a lot of ways, she serves as the reader surrogate of the Marvel Universe because she has so much in common with our awesome fans. Kamala showed up in MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #10 recently. In many ways, Kamala could act as an excellent mentor for Lunella: both of them young, and both Inhumans who feel kind of blindsided by their new powers at first. And interestingly, this comes at a time when Kamala feels uncertain about her own mentor, Carol. Will we see more of the two of them together? 

Sana Amanat: Definitely. Kamala will see much of herself in Lunella, and helping to train her will become a fun adventure for her. Teachers learn much about themselves through their students, so we would love to further explore how their relationship evolves. What can you tease about upcoming issues of MS. MARVEL?

Sana Amanat: We will bring back some old cast members and introduce some new, fun ones. That’s all I’ll say!

Kamala Khan begins her next journey in MS. MARVEL #12, available October 12 from writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Takeshi Miyazawa!

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G. Willow Wilson praises fans for their support!

This past weekend, Marvel Comics’ MS. MARVEL, by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona, won the second annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics, presented at Long Beach Comic Expo in Long Beach, California.

Praising the fans of MS. MARVEL, Wilson gave an impassioned acceptance speech, graciously thanking all the fans that make the book the success that it is. “This award is very special to me, not just because of its connection to Dwayne, but because of what it represents. It is something being kept alive by one thing only and that is the readers and the fans who’s passion, who’s cosplay, who’s wonderful repartee on Tumblr and Twitter make this book such a joy to work on.”

Wilson continued, “You are the beating heart to this series. I would like to dedicate this award to them – to the readers – to the fans. They are the ones changing the face of this industry.” 

Ms. Marvel is 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!

Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal Cover by Adrian Alphona

Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal Cover by Adrian Alphona

The Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics is named for McDuffie, a writer and producer of several comic books and animation series whose work includes: Marvel’s DAMAGE CONTROL and DEATHLOK. He wrote stories for dozens of other comics, including, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, and AVENGERS SPOTLIGHT.

Marvel Comics was also nominated for MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR, by Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare, and Natacha Bustos. Congratulations to all of those who were nominated for this prestigious award.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1 Cover by Amy Reeder

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1 Cover by Amy Reeder

If you haven’t checked out these award-winning series, head out to your local comic book retailer and pick up this great collection!

ISBN: 978-0785190219


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Experience the second volume of the hit series as a movie in your mind!

GraphicAudio®, in conjunction with Marvel Comics, presents the audio drama MS. MARVEL VOLUME 2: GENERATION WHY, adapted directly from the Marvel comics themselves. Through cinematic music, a full cast of voices, digital sound effects, you’ll be immersed in this international-hit comic book series like never before!

Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with Ms. Marvel and all her friends? Maybe Wolverine can help! Kamala may be fan-girling out when her favorite (okay maybe one of her Top Five) super hero shows up, but that won’t stop her from protecting her hometown.

As Ms. Marvel discovers more about her past, the Inventor continues to threaten her future.

The fan-favorite, critically acclaimed, and award winning new series continues as Kamala Khan proves why she’s the best new Super Hero there is!

MS. MARVEL VOLUME 2: GENERATION Y is the latest in a series of GraphicAudio comic adaptions that include MS. MARVEL VOLUME 1: NO NORMAL and DAREDEVIL: GUARDIAN DEVIL, in addition to adaptations of the prose novels MARVEL CIVIL WAR, IRON MAN: EXTREMIS, DEADPOOL: PAWS, ANTMAN: NATURAL ENEMY, and many more.

Available from and via the FREE GraphicAudio Access™ Mobile App which allows customers to directly download titles on their Android or iOS smartphones and tablets.

CD formats and Marvel TPBs also available at comic shops and Inhuman-loving bookstores near you!

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Kamala Khan awarded 'Best Series' at the 'Cannes of Comics'!

Every year the Angoulême International Comics Festival recognizes the best and brightest creators from around the world for their contributions to the comics industry. Marvel is pleased announce that MS. MARVEL Volume 1: No Normal, written by G. Willow Wilson with art by Adrian Alphona, won the prestigious award for “Best Series” this past weekend in Angoulême, France!

Humbled by this award, MS. MARVEL series writer G. Willow Wilson said, “The whole MS. MARVEL team is honored to accept the Angouleme prize for best series. Working on this book and connecting with readers and fans has been a unique joy for all of us. At a time when it sometimes seems the world is in a state of constant conflict, it is a privilege to work on a series that unites us through adventure, humor and a celebration of our common humanity. Thank you to everyone who believes in Kamala Khan, and thank you to Angouleme.”

As the only American comic book publisher to be recognized this year for their contributions to the international comic book community, this is also the first time that Marvel Comics has received the respected and significant award of “Best Series”! Marvel would also like to congratulate all the other nominees and winners at the 2016 Angouleme International Comic Book Festival.

Ms. Marvel

Ms. Marvel

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 here to prove that she is the next great Marvel Super Hero!

If you haven’t checked out this award winning series, head out to your local comic book retailer and pick up this great collection! Stay tuned to for all the latest news and updates on your favorite Marvel heroes.

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YALSA makes Marvel the only publisher with two books in the top 10 and many other titles make their cut for 'Great Reads'!

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) names MS. MARVEL and UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL some of the Top 10 Great Graphic Novels for Teens in 2016! Not only does this make Marvel the only publisher with repeat appearances in the Top 10, but many other Marvel titles join their expanded Great Graphic Novels for Teens list, books that are intended for readers ages 12-18 that are both quality literature and appeal to teens. See what other books made the list below!

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It's all in the name! Kamala is back in an all-new adventure illustrated by by Takeshi Miyazawa and Adrian Alphona!

The internationally-beloved, award-winning, butt-kicking, smack talking, most adorable super hero makes her triumphant return! Ms. Marvel is back! Marvel is pleased to present the oversized MS. MARVEL #1! Writer G. Willow Wilson alongside artists Takeshi Miyazawa and Adrian Alphona return to chronicle the ongoing adventures of Kamala Khan! Did we mention she’s an Avenger now? Yup, the dream has become a reality. She’s gone toe-to-toe with the best of the best, but will being one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes be everything she hoped for? Is being a celebrity hero as wonderful as Kamala had hoped? Find out in the electrifying first issue this November in MS. MARVEL #1! Buckle up Kamala Korps, it’s going to be a wild ride.

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Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (SEP150752)
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Cosplay Variant by SONI BALESTIER (SEP150753)
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Kamala Khan continues to prove herself as a mainstay in the Marvel Universe as her body of readers stretches across fandom like the arms of the heroine who inspires them.

Now, let’s look at some of the top moments of the new hero’s budding career as we prepare to move into an All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe with MS. MARVEL #1 on November 18!

Parental Approval

As G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona wrap up the first volume of MS. MARVEL, finding one moment from their “season finale” proves difficult in this poignant issue. However, the scene with Kamala and Ammi and the parental blessing given to the young heroine that underscores much of what readers love about this series. Tissue please!

Valentine’s Day with Loki

When Loki shows up at the Valentine’s Day dance and spikes the punch with truth serum, it’s a magic mixture that captures the awkwardness and hilarity typical of many a high school dance gone awry. And who couldn’t sympathize with Bruno in this issue? Anyone? Anyone?!

Cry of the Youth

Facing down The Inventor, Kamala echoes the frustrations many teens today feel with the elder generations looking down on them, an experience those older readers may remember from their days gone by. This issue reminds us once again how in touch with new fans comics can be and the importance of not forgetting who we once were in our youth.

Be Yourself

For a series that emphasizes empowerment of the individual, this issue stands out in particular for the moment where Bruno encourages Kamala to avoid conforming to the expectations of the world around her and instead, to be her own version of Ms. Marvel. The world has a Carol Danvers, but it needs a Kamala Khan!

New Take on a Classic

If one moment stands out from the rest in MS. MARVEL, it’s the first time we met Kamala Khan: From the smart new character design to the nuanced and complicated family relations, this issue makes it clear to readers that Kamala’s Ms. Marvel resides in the same space as Steve Ditko and Stan Lee’s original teenaged, problematized, but beloved super hero, Spider-Man.

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