Published March 26, 2018

5 Captain Marvel Essential Reads

Get in the Captain Marvel mood with these comics!

With all the Captain Marvel news lately, we thought it was the perfect time to leap back into the history of Carol Danvers with a look at some of her greatest Marvel Comics stories!

Get caught up with the current Carol Danvers series in New York Times best-selling author Margaret Stohl‘s LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL! The definitive history of the cosmic hero is told as she returns to her quaint Massachusetts hometown. But even one of the most powerful Super Heroes in the Marvel Universe can't really go home again. And she brings her past—personal and heroic—with her...

Get the full rundown of the greatest Captain Marvel reads right here!

The tumultuous events of Secret Empire spun each hero off into their own encounters with their pasts, their legacies, and their namesakes in the GENERATIONS series. And in GENERATIONS: CAPTAIN MARVEL & CAPTAIN MAR-VELL, Carol and her predecessor find themselves in a strange plane of existence contemplating their relationship and the meaning of the heroic title they’ve both held.

Generations: Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell (2017) #1

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The Avengers aren’t the only group of super heroes that have counted Carol as one of their best. In A-FORCE, Captain Marvel joins a new hero called Singularity to combat one of the most fearsome threats from across the multiverse alongside She-Hulk, Dazzler, Medusa, and Runaway Nico Minoru!

A-Force (2016) #1

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The heartbreaking events of Civil War II presented some of the most challenging moments in Carol’s recent history. Compelled by ideology to fight her friend and ally Iron Man, the Marvel Universe plunged into a super hero war, leaving Captain Marvel’s professional and personal lives altered forever.

Captain Marvel (2016) #6

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Prior to that, the spacefarer solidified her position as one of Marvel’s greatest heroes in legendary writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist David Lopez‘s 2014 CAPTAIN MARVEL series. In this 15 issue run, Danvers comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance before making a dramatic decision that sets her on a new course for the stars.

Captain Marvel (2014) #1

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Finally, the latest entry to the legend of Captain Marvel is ongoing right now! Writer Margaret Stohl and artist Carlos Pacheco‘s LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL is the new, definitive take on the beloved starfarer.

Carol Danvers was just a girl from the Boston suburbs who loved science and the Red Sox until a chance encounter with a Kree hero gave her incredible super powers. Now, she’s a leader in the Avengers and the commander of Alpha Flight... But what if there was more to the story? When crippling anxiety attacks put her on the sidelines in the middle of a fight, Carol finds herself reliving memories of a life she thought was far behind her. 

The Life of Captain Marvel (2018) #1

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