Introduced in 1968, there a few women in comics with such a storied history of strength and determinaton as Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel. Carol is a character who works hard at building the brightest possible tomorrow and the best version of herself. It's precisely that kind of attitude that inspired Kamala Khan, the young hero from Jersey City, to adopt the Ms. Marvel codename when she came into powers of her own.

Carol and Kamala haven't just been an inspiration for one another, but also to a legion of fans. After decades of being a supporting player, Carol has emerged as one of the most powerful and respected heroes in the Marvel Universe, giving longtime fans a new leading woman in the Marvel Universe. Kamala hasn't been around for very long, but she has sent shockwaves through the industry, acting as a beacon for new readers, both young and old, looking for a new perspective on what it means to be a hero today.

Originally an agent of the United States Air Force, Danvers was caught in a fateful explosion that changed her DNA and gave her part of the Kree physiology of the original Captain Marvel. Carol gained powers of flight, super strength, and energy projection and absorption, and has taken up the mantles of Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird, and now Captain Marvel.

After her dormant Inhuman genes were awakened by the Terrigen Mists, Kamala Khan found herself with newfound powers of morphogenetics and bioluminescence. She was such an admirer of Captain Marvel that she awoke from her Terrigen-inflicted daze dressed like her hero, but soon redefined herself as a new Ms. Marvel. North Jersey hasn't been the same since. Kamala has since gone on to join the Avengers, standing side by side with the likes of Iron Man, Captain America and Spider-Man in defending the world.

No matter whether they’re taking on the mantle of Ms. Marvel or Captain Marvel, these cosplayers bring the best of the hero to the surface on the convention floor. These are the best Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel cosplays.


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