Published October 11, 2018

Lorraine Cink's 'Day of the Girl' Marvel Reading List

It's #DayOfTheGirl! The host of Earth's Mightiest Show has her comic picks!

It’s #DayoftheGirl! To celebrate, our own Lorraine Cink from Earth’s Mightiest Show and author of the new book “Powers of a Girl” -- coming in February -- is giving us some of her favorite reading for and about Marvel girls.



Forget diamonds because dinosaurs are a girl’s best friend! Moon Girl is pronounced the smartest person on Earth and even meets her future self!

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #13

What is Marvel Unlimited?


She has the powers of both squirrel and girl! The moment I knew Squirrel Girl was about to become one of the most important characters in the Marvel Universe was while I was reading this issue in which Squirrel Girl reaches out to Galactus and helps save Earth by being kind.

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #4

What is Marvel Unlimited?

BLACK PANTHER #2 (2005) and BLACK PANTHER #1 (2008)

See the introduction of Shuri as she ascends from royal little sister to become the Black Panther! Move over T’Challa!

Black Panther (2005) #2

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Black Panther (2008) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

DOOMWAR #2 (2010)

Get the greatest girl squad feels when the Dora Milaje take on a deadly war with Doctor Doom and rally a few hundred women to take down thousands of the world’s most powerful soldiers.

Doomwar (2010) #2

What is Marvel Unlimited?


It takes generations of women to bring powerful girls to life. Get your American history with this look into America Chavez’s origin and get all the “la familia” feels.

America (2017) #7

What is Marvel Unlimited?

MS. MARVEL #1 (2014)

See Kamala Khan turn from fangirl into the Inhuman hero Ms. Marvel in her original origin story!

Ms. Marvel (2014) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

SILK #11 (2015)

Cindy Moon is free from a life spent in a bunker and is finally ready to live her own life -- which also means making friends for the first time! Luckily, she meets some great ladies who help her share the burden of her secret identity. Get ready to call your BFF as soon as you are done.

Silk (2015) #11

What is Marvel Unlimited?

IRONHEART #1 (2018)

This one is for your pull list! Riri Williams has sprung from the pages of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN and is now a hero in her own right with her own comic book title arriving on November 14th!

Ironheart cover

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Powers of a Girl by Lorraine Cink