The latest run on the character that helped put KSD on the map see’s Captain Marvel leave the planet that she has always protected to take her services as an Avenger to distant reaches of the universe.
comiXology’s Creator of the Week: Kelly Sue DeConnick
It is with much excitement that our next comiXology Creator of the Week is the incredible Kelly Sue DeConnick!
Not only has Kelly Sue established herself as one of the most unique and progressive voices in all of comicsdom, but has become of figurehead of the forward march into the future of comics, indefatigably championing representation and inclusiveness across the whole industry.
It’s no surprise that KSD’s rise to popularity has been meteoric, and we can’t wait to see what comes next.
Stay tuned for more on Kelly Sue throughout the week as well as some social-media-exclusive discount codes!
comiXology’s Creator of the Week highlights one of our favorite people in comics starting each Monday.
BITCH PLANET #1
story: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK
art / cover: VALENTINE DE LANDRO
DECEMBER 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
2014 Best Writer Eisner Award nominee KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (PRETTY DEADLY, Captain Marvel) and VALENTINE DE LANDRO (X-Factor) team up for the very third time to bring you the premiere issue of BITCH PLANET, their highly-anticipated women-in-prison sci-fi exploitation riff. Think Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds.
DECEMBER CANT COME SOON ENOUGH!
ComiXology’s Countdown To The Eisners!
The Eisner Awards are tonight! We’re continuing our celebration of some of comics’ best creators by putting them into the worlds that they created.
(Art by Kate Kasenow!)
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Kara Szamborski recommends Captain Marvel #3
Superhero comics are modern myths—there are heroes, villains, epic battles, grand quests, and extraordinary deeds. As readers, we are used to these patterns, however unrealistic and stark an interpretation of the world they are. In Captain Marvel #3, our hero gets a serious reality check, and so do we.
Dodging through the space dogfight at the opening of our story, Captain Marvel and the Guardians of the Galaxy (yeah, the guys in the upcoming movie! Learn about ‘em here.) reclaim the Captain’s stolen ship and complete her mission objective—-but a larger challenge looms, one that she will not be able to solve alone. She arrives on an alien planet wanting to fix the problems it faces, but the situation is hardly one that requires a sharp catch phrase and a well aimed photon blast. Most problems are complex and require cooperation, communication, and compromise, and cannot be easily solved by one person, superpowered or not.
We are so often treated to the idea that the hero will save the day without realizing that one person’s hero is another person’s nuisance or even unintentional enemy. Kelly Sue DeConnick (kellysue) introduces us to the idea that Captain Marvel is in over her head, and the potential of this idea has me hooked.
The previous Captain Marvel series was mostly set on Earth, but these new adventures look to the skies. I’m pretty new to the Marvel Universe, but I have no doubt that exploring it with Captain Marvel is going to be the best way to go.
Kara Szamborski supervises the International Production team at comiXology. She thinks the latest She-Hulk series is flawless.
Avengers: The Enemy Within, written by kellysue, and starring the one and only Carol Danvers is now on-sale digitally!
This book collects Avengers: The Enemy Within 1, Captain Marvel 13-14, Avengers Assemble 16-17, in which Captain Marvel comes to grips with limitations she is definitely not used to dealing with.
Also collected is Captain Marvel #17, the incredible finale issue in which Carol saves the day once again, and you get your first real glimpse of Kamala Khan, the girl who would become the new Ms. Marvel!