Marvel Bishoujo Ms Marvel – Kamala Khan 1/7 PVC Statue
New Marvel Bishoujo Ms Marvel Statue.Kotobukiya continues to bring fan-favorite characters to life in their Bishoujo series, and next up is Ms. Marvel, Kamala Kahn!
This beautifully sculpted 1/7 scale statue is based on a new character interpretaion and illustration by Shunya Yamashita.Ms. Marvel stands ready for action in her blue and red outfit, scarf tails trailing behind her.
Display alone or alongside other Bishoujo statues based on characters appearing in Marvel Comics!
Marvel Bishoujo Ms Marvel as Kamala Khan the fictional superheroine first appearing in Marvel Comics. Created by editors Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker, writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Adrian Alphona, Kamala Khan is Marvel’s first Muslim character to headline her own comic book. Khan made her first appearance in Captain Marvel #14 (August 2013) before going on to star in the solo series Ms. Marvel, which debuted in February 2014.
Within the Marvel Universe, Khan is a teenage Pakistani American from Jersey City, New Jersey with shapeshifting abilities, who discovers that she has Inhuman genes in the aftermath of the “Inhumanity” storyline and assumes the mantle of Ms. Marvel from her idol Carol Danvers after Danvers becomes Captain Marvel. Marvel’s announcement that a Muslim character would headline a comic book was met with widespread reaction and the first volume of Ms. Marvel won the Hugo Award for best graphic story in 2015.
In November 2013, Marvel Comics announced that Kamala Khan, a teenage American Muslim from Jersey City, New Jersey, would take over the comic book series Ms. Marvel beginning in February 2014. The series, written by G. Willow Wilson and drawn by Adrian Alphona, marks the first time a Muslim character has headlined a book at Marvel Comics. However, Noelene Clark of the Los Angeles Times noted that Khan is not the first Muslim character in comic books, which include Simon Baz, Dust and M. The conception of Kamala Khan came about during a conversation between Marvel editors Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker. Amanat said, “I was telling him [Wacker] some crazy anecdote about my childhood, growing up as a Muslim-American.
He found it hilarious.” The pair then told Wilson about the concept and Wilson became eager to jump aboard the project. Amanat said that the series came from a “desire to explore the Muslim-American diaspora from an authentic perspective.” Amanat stated that Khan’s costume was influenced by the shalwar kameez. They wanted the costume to represent her cultural identity, but did not want her to wear a hijab. Amanat also stated that they wanted the character to look “less like a sex siren” to appeal to a more vocal female readership.(Source wikipedia)
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