Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in comics in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!

This week we're taking a look at Captain Marvel. No, wait, not that one. The Marvel Comics one. No, sorry, not that one either. The Marvel Comics one that's a woman. Agggghhhhh, no, sorry. This video is about Carol Danvers. This is a Carol Danvers video. Learn about Carol's history as an Air Force officer, then Ms Marvel, then Binary, then Warbird, then Captain Marvel, with all the ups and downs. Plus, learn about as many as many as six other Captains Marvel who have graced the pages of various comics.

Show notes:

  • You can get the first fourteen issues of Carol's first solo series as Ms Marvel here.
  • You can see Carol's transformation into Binary here.
  • Carol re-joins the Avengers, changes her name to Warbird, and gets fired from the Avengers here.
  • The first volume of the second Ms Marvel ongoing is here.
  • Carol is finally christened Captain Marvel here.
  • You can pre-order the first volume of the latest Captain Marvel series (featuring Alpha Flight!) here.

Watch more installments of You Think You Know Comics? below and let us know what comic book characters we should cover next.