captain marvel origin story

Some comic book characters’ backstories are simple. Batman’s parents are murdered in front of him, inspiring him to become The Dark Knight. Superman’s home planet explodes and he crash lands on Earth, etc.

The Captain Marvel origin story is…well, it’s considerably more complicated than that. But now Marvel Comics has decided to tweak it just a few months before the character takes center stage in her own solo movie – and the changes in the pages of the comic books now reflect Brie Larson‘s movie version.
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A Brief Comic Book History of the Skrulls

History of the Skrulls

We all saw the Captain Marvel trailer that premiered a few months back, and we all found ourselves asking the same question: “Why did Captain Marvel punch that old lady on the train?” Well have no fear, Carol Danvers is not an old lady punching machine – she is actually actively fighting a type of “Secret Invasion” (that will make sense in a bit). The old lady in the trailer was most likely a Skrull, and if that means nothing to you, that’s why I’m here. Here’s the the nitty gritty of this hostile alien race. Buckle up for a short history of the Skrulls.

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New Gods

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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies - Stan Lee

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Ant-Man and the Wasp Outtakes

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Red Skull Concept Art

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Avengers - Urban Hawkeye Concept Art

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Venom - Riot

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Captain America Poster with Smile

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