Sneak Peek At Marvel’s ‘Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’
If you haven’t heard of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur yet, it is the next step in a series of bold steps from Marvel in revolutionizing and diversifying the comics landscape. It is also symptomatic of why Marvel stays winning. Where else are you going to read a comic about a pre-teen genius black girl who teams up with a dinosaur to save the world?
She’s got kinky hair, glasses, and the goal of changing the world. But an interview over at Marvel.com reveals that our burgeoning heroine also has a much more personal stake in this book: she is scared of the physical change that a gene she carries might bring about. Think of this series as a new age X-Men, taking he elements of what has made the X-Men line of comics so groundbreaking and reinventing them for the present. If done right, it will be able to speak directly to black girls, nerds, and youth staring down puberty and he unique obstacles faced with the prospect of changing and begin different.
Get excited people.
Check out the preview images from the upcoming comic below, and make sure you pick up your copy when it arrives in stores on November 25th!
This November, prepare for a Marvel team-up that has to be seen to be believed in MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #1 – the new ongoing series from writers Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare (Rocket Girl) and artist Natacha Bustos (Spider-Woman)! Meet Lunella Lafayette, pre-teen super genius who wants to change the world. But when she uncovers ancient Kree technology, things are about to get a whole lot stranger. Opening a doorway to the prehistoric past, her life is turned upside down when she comes face-to-face with the towering Jurassic giant known only as DEVIL DINOSUAR! But he is not alone. Out of the portal an in to the Marvel Universe are transported the Killer-Folk, an ancient tribe of beings who will stop at nothing to acquire the Kree technology!
Lunella’s about to learn the hard way that it’ll take more than just big brains to save the world. Thankfully she’s got a new friend at her side. This unlikely duo are many things, but together, they are the unstoppable Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur! Be there for their first adventure and a Marvel series unlike any you’ve seen before as Reeder, Montclare and Bustos bring you MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #1!
Image Credit: Marvel Comics
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