Marvel Studios will introduce its first Muslim superhero with Ms Marvel. She will soon be making her debut on highly anticipated streaming platform Disney+, which will launch internationally on November 12.
Marvel head Kevin Feige came at Disney’s ultimate fan event D23 Expo with many surprises, out of which Ms Marvel was one and garnered huge applause, reported The New Indian Express.
“The studio is developing Ms Marvel with Kamala Khan, the first Muslim-American superhero, taking the lead to headline her own solo Marvel project. You will meet her in her Disney+ series and then you will see her in our films,” Feige announced. “It is incredibly exciting for us,” he added.
Relive the @DisneyPlus Showcase with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige as he announced three new shows featuring Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk! #DisneyPlus #D23Expo pic.twitter.com/M3NedX1Po2
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Kamala Khan was created by Sana Amanat, G. Willow Wilson, and Adrian Alphona is the fourth character to take the name, Ms Marvel. Khan first appeared in Captain Marvel #17 (November 2013) and is a 16-year-old Pakistani-American from Jersey City.