Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Captain Marvel | Comics

A hero from a distant world and an alien by race, Mar-Vell of the Kree Empire was always a recognizable symbol for heroism and considered as one of the greatest heroes of all time. He was a white-skinned Kree minority who was on a mission to observe Earth on behalf of the Empire. His superior Colonel Yon-Rogg’s attempt to kill him by sending Kree Sentry #459 after him revealed Mar-Vell on public while he defeated it and the crowd immediately dubbed him as Captain Marvel.

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Captain Marvel | Comics

Yon-Rogg even misled Ronan the Accuser against him and this internal conflict ran until the Supreme Intelligence finally intervened. Later on Earth, he found himself trapped in the realm of Negative Zone, which he later swapped place with young adventurer Rick Jones via his "Nega-Bands".

He confronted Fantastic Four and The Avengers while trying to get rid of this complexity when Kree/Skrull War took place. Mar-Vell soon acquires ‘Cosmic Awareness’ and become the protector of the universe as he stood up against The Mad Titan; Thanos. He later faced the villainous Nitro who exposed him to lethal nerve gas and ‘The Death of Captain Marvel’ became imminent.

Heroes like Drax, Spider-Man and The Thing came to pay their final respect to him and his son Genis-Vell, also an alternate reality daughter Phyla-Vell continued his legacy. During Civil War, he was brought from past through a wrinkle in space. He’d eventually die protecting the others during "Avengers Vs. X-Men" and Carol Danvers; former Ms. Marvel will take the mantle of Captain Marvel.

For more information on Captain Marvel comics series, you can check out these links below.

Captain Marvel (Comics) Wikipedia

Captain Marvel (Comics) Marvel Wikia

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Protector of the Universe

Here is your links to buy "Captain Marvel" comics from Marvel Comics on Amazon.

Marvel Masterworks – Captain Marvel Vol 01 (Softcover)

Marvel Masterworks – Captain Marvel Vol 01 (Hardcover)

Essential Captain Marvel Vol 01

Marvel Masterworks – Captain Marvel Vol 02

Marvel Masterworks – Captain Marvel Vol 03

Marvel Masterworks – Captain Marvel Vol 06

Avengers – Kree/Skrull War (Softcover)

Avengers – Kree/Skrull War (Hardcover)

The Life of Captain Marvel

Essential Captain Marvel Vol 02

What If? Classic Vol 03

The Life and Death of Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel – The Death of Captain Marvel

Marvel Visionaries – Roy Thomas

Marvel Visionaries – Gil Kane

Captain Marvel – First Contact

Captain Marvel Vol 01 – Nothing To Lose

Captain Marvel Vol 02 – Coven

Captain Marvel Vol 03 – Crazy Like A Fox

Captain Marvel Vol 04 – Odyssey

Captain Marvel – Secret Invasion (Softcover)

Captain Marvel – Secret Invasion (Hardcover)

Chaos War – Avengers

Avengers Vs. X-Men Companion

Back in the 1967, Stan Lee (Silver Surfer – Judgment Day, Silver Surfer – Parable) and Gene Colan (Daredevil, Doctor Strange) came up with the concept of the character Mar-Vell, who was a captain at Kree military and his heroics has earned him the name Captain Marvel. Then Roger Stern (Ghost Rider, X-Men Vs. The Avengers) and John Romita Jr. (The Sentry, World War Hulk) made Monica Rambeau the second person to use that title.

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Hero Out of Time!

Afterwards, Genis-Vell, Phyla-Vell, Khn'nr, Noh-Varr and finally Carol Danvers took the name in honor of Mar-Vell. Over the later years, Captain Marvel became more of a mantle that various individual took, just like Captain America. Alternate version of the role was created by Marvel Comics for Age of Ultron, House of M, Marvel Zombies, The Thanos Imperative and Ultimate Universe reality. Mar-Vell was featured in the Avengers – Earth's Mightiest Heroes animated TV show as well.
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