Reports of Kamala Khan's death have been greatly exaggerated. The superhero known as Ms. Marvel valiantly sacrificed her life to save the universe earlier this year in Amazing Spider-Man #26 , and was celebrated by her friends, family, and fellow superheroes in this week's special issue Fallen Friend: The Death of Ms. Marvel . But as we all know, death is rarely permanent in superhero comics, and Kamala is no exception. She'll soon be back on stands, and that's not even the biggest news. Iman Vellani , the actor who plays Kamala in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — starting with last year's Ms. Marvel series on Disney+, and continuing on the big screen with The Marvels later this year — will co-write the new comic alongside Ms. Marvel TV writer Sabir Pirzada. Carlos Gomez and Adam Gorham will handle the art, and Sara Pichelli will provide the main covers. “This was way scarier than joining the MCU for me,” Vellani tells EW. “Those projects feel like they live in their own dimension, so I guess I can separate myself easier. But you can hold a comic book! I've never written anything before in my entire life, but I have read many comics, so I just wrote what I would want to read. I was given a very professional tool to write what is essentially my own fan fiction.” The cover of Iman Vellani's new ‘Ms. Marvel' comic, and how she appears on the ‘Ms. Marvel' TV series | Credit: Artgerm; Disney+ In a nod to that big revelation from the Ms. Marvel series finale , the new comic will be titled Ms. Marvel: The New Mutant . Like her onscreen counterpart, the comic version of Kamala is officially a mutant now. That's also the explanation for why she's coming back so soon, because modern Marvel readers know that the X-Men have mastered the art of bringing mutants back to life. When Kamala was created a decade ago by writer G. Willow Wilson, editors Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker, and artists Adrian Alphona and Jamie McKelvie, she was an Inhuman […]
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