Where to Start Comics Guide: Monica Rambeau
Unsure of where to begin? Discover this Marvel Super Hero and her many aliases with these illuminating comics!
The first female Captain Marvel. Former leader of the Avengers. Photon. Pulsar. Spectrum.
Monica Rambeau has been known by many names since her first appearance when she was bombarded with alien energy that granted her remarkable powers. However, the one thing that has remained consistent with this Marvel Super Hero—why it's her knack as a leader.
We know how daunting it can be to dive into comics. Whether you've stumbled across one of her many monikers or discovered Monica in Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel film or WandaVision series, we want to help deepen your love for the once New Orleans Harbor Patrol officer. Don't know where to start? Don't worry; we've got you!
Start with her first appearance in Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16
Witness Her Take Out the Trash with CAPTAIN MARVEL #1
In 1994's CAPTAIN MARVEL, Monica takes on a group of racist Super Villains known as the Sons of the Serpent who were terrorizing students with violent attacks at a local university, showing the full spectrum of her powers.
Not only do we see an impressive display of how powerful Monica really is, but it also shows her standing up for social justice and displays her resolve against bigotry.
Then Head Over to ULTIMATES 2
MONICA ANSWERS BLADE'S CALL IN STRIKEFORCE #1
Meet Spectrum in the Mighty Avengers
Spectrum along with Blade, Luke Cage, the Superior Spider-Man, White Tiger, Power Man and Blue Marvel, all band together to protect the people as the Mighty Avengers. This is another instance displaying just how powerful Monica really is as the Mighty Avengers take on heavy-hitters like Thanos and Shuma-Gorath.
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