Ms. Marvel: The New Mutant #1
Illustrated by: Carlos E. Gomez, and Adam Gorham
Cover Art by: Sara Pichelli
Written by: Iman Vellani, and Sabir Pirzada
Release date: August 30, 2023
*Minor Spoilers Ahead
KAMALA KHAN IS BACK…AND SHE’S AN X-MAN! That’s right – the good news is that fresh off her world-saving death, Kamala has been brought back via Krakoan Resurrection Technology! What a way to learn she’s a mutant! The bad news is her debut at the Hellfire Gala didn’t go exactly as planned, and now all of mutantkind are being hunted worldwide! Into this world of hate and fear, Kamala has a secret mission to pull off for the X-Men, all the while struggling to acclimate to this new part of her identity! PLUS: This huge new chapter of Kamala’s story is being co-written by the MCU’s own Kamala, Iman Vellani, and Sabir Pirzada of both DARK WEB: MS. MARVEL and her Disney+ series!
Prepare to be blown away by the thrilling and triumphant return of Kamala Khan in “Ms. Marvel: The New Mutant #1.” This electrifying issue, written by the dynamic duo of Iman Vellani and Sabir Pirzada, with art by the incredible Carlos E. Gomez and Adam Gorham, and featuring a striking cover by Sara Pichelli, brings Kamala Khan back into the spotlight as she embraces her newfound identity as an X-Man!
The story picks up with Kamala Khan making a grand re-entry into the world, thanks to Krakoan Resurrection Technology – a truly unique twist that sets the stage for an unforgettable journey. Learning that she’s not just your average superhero but a mutant as well, Kamala’s adventure takes an unexpected turn at the illustrious Hellfire Gala. But, as you might expect, things don’t go quite as planned, and soon, mutantkind faces a global threat that sends shockwaves throughout their community.
Amid a world plagued by hatred and fear, Kamala takes on a secret mission for the X-Men, weaving her way through a landscape fraught with challenges, both internal and external. The narrative brilliantly captures the complexities of her dual identity, as she grapples with her role as both a mutant and a superhero. The seamless blend of high-stakes action and character-driven moments showcases the writing duo’s understanding of Kamala’s depth and charm.
The creative artistry of Carlos E. Gomez and Adam Gorham elevates the story to new heights. The pages come alive with vibrant visuals, dynamic panel layouts, and expressive character designs. The result is an immersive experience that transports readers into Kamala’s world as she navigates the shadows of uncertainty.
But that’s not all – the excitement doesn’t stop there. What makes this chapter even more extraordinary is the involvement of Kamala herself, Iman Vellani, and Sabir Pirzada, who expertly contribute to shaping the narrative. Their unique insights and connection to the character bring an extra layer of authenticity and passion to the story, making it all the more meaningful and resonant.
And let’s not forget the costume that’s been making waves – the new Ms. Marvel attire. Drawing inspiration from Kitty Pryde’s iconic 1992 outfit, Kamala’s revamped costume is a nod to the past while infusing it with her own distinctive flair. It’s a visual representation of her evolution and her ability to make something her own while honoring the history of the X-Men.
In “Ms. Marvel: The New Mutant #1,” Kamala Khan’s triumphant return is a testament to the enduring power of her character and the creative team’s dedication to telling a story that’s both thrilling and deeply emotional. This issue sets the stage for a new chapter in Kamala’s journey, one that promises to explore the complexities of her identity as she battles adversity on multiple fronts. It’s an exhilarating ride that will leave you eagerly anticipating what’s next for the beloved Ms. Marvel.