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Published March 25, 2021

She-Hulk Smashes, Misty Knight Investigates, and Peggy Carter Spies in 'Women of Marvel' #1

Hear from some of the one-shot's creators and see a preview!

Get ready for some familiar faces starring in some new, short stories! WOMEN OF MARVEL #1, a new one-shot hitting comic shops on Wednesday, April 21, collects new tales from a stellar lineup of creators. Today, have a look inside the issue and hear from some of the creators! Then go pre-order the book online or at your local comic shop.

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WOMEN OF MARVEL (2021) #1; Art by Naomi Franquiz and Brittany Peer (Colors)

Writer Elsa Sjunneson: “I was so delighted when [Editor Sarah Brunstad] said yes to my pitch of writing Peggy in the 1940s as Captain America! Peggy Carter represents strength and competence, to me and to a lot of other women who love a good spy story. Of course I leapt at the opportunity to add to her story -- and to write a badass disabled spy as her collaborator -- in WOMEN OF MARVEL #1.”

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WOMEN OF MARVEL (2021) #1; Art by Skylar Patridge and Triona Farell (Colors)
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WOMEN OF MARVEL (2021) #1; Art by Joanna Estep and Irma Kniivila (Colors)
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WOMEN OF MARVEL (2021) #1; Art by Kei Zama and Ruth Redmond (Colors)

Writer Anne Toole: “I've been working on writing for Marvel for years, so I was so glad for this opportunity -- and that I got to choose whoever I wanted! I went with Misty [Knight] because she's a smart, unique, underserved character who is ripe for her own detective series (hint, hint). I was all set to do a normal detective story, but... I couldn't resist a few super heroics.”

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WOMEN OF MARVEL (2021) #1; Art by Eleonora Carlini and Triona Farrell (Colors)
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WOMEN OF MARVEL (2021) #1; Art by Maria Frolich and Rachelle Rosenberg (Colors)

Writer Zoraida Cordova: "I feel like when we think of Gamora we think of the deadliest woman in the galaxy, right? She is fierce and skilled. But she’s also full of heart. I thought it would be fun to see the juxtaposition between her types of strengths."

(Psssst: You can hear more from Cordova next month when WOMEN OF MARVEL #1 goes on sale!)

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? YOU ALREADY KNOW. CELEBRATE THE WOMEN OF MARVEL WITH AN EXTRAVAGANZA OF EXTRAORDINARY TALENT!

The future is female! Get in on the ground floor with this amazing assembly of writers and artists from all over entertainment. Comics legend Louise Simonson kicks things off with a must-read introduction! Nadia Shammas punches the glass ceiling with the Jade Giantess! Elsa Sjunneson grits her way to the front line with Captain Peggy Carter! Sophie Campbell goes feral with a bone-grinding Marrow story! Video game-and-comics writer Anne Toole makes her Marvel debut in a blaze of glory! Natasha Alterici of Heathen fame charges sword-first into the Marvel Universe! With astonishing art from new and established artists Kei Zama (Transformers, DEATH’S HEAD), Eleonora Carlini (Power Rangers, Batgirl), Skylar Patridge (Resonant, Relics of Youth), Joanna Estep (FANTASTIC FOUR, Fraggle Rock) and more, you’re sure to come away powered up and ready to slay – in high heels and boots alike.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for more of the latest comics news!

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