After five years, G. Willow Wilson will leave Marvel Entertainment’s Ms. Marvel, with the publisher revealing that the series will end when Wilson, who co-created the character in 2014, leaves, ahead of a relaunch with a new creative team later in 2019. [...]No surprise they'd be so gushy with a new adjective title. That Karen Berger, who founded the imprint, willing to associate with people like her has made me lose respect for DC's former Vertigo editor. Entertainment Weekly also said:
The Ms. Marvel series ends with Wilson’s final issue, only to be relaunched as The Magnificent Ms. Marvel, a new series by Saladin Ahmed and Minkyu Jung in March. Wilson is currently working on DC Entertainment’s Wonder Woman and has a new series for Dark Horse's Berger Books imprint, Invisible Kingdom, on tap for 2019; in a tweet listing future 2019 work, she also mentioned her upcoming novel, The Bird King.
Though a novelist by trade, Ahmed recently broke into writing comics with an excellent Black Bolt miniseries (illustrated with cosmic flair by Christian Ward) and has followed that up with several others, such as Exiles, which features a team of time-traveling superheroes — including a much older, bitter version of Ms. Marvel simply named Khan. But Ahmed says he’s particularly excited to now be writing the real Kamala.Oh, sure there's something meaningful. A partnership between propagandists, is what. It figures a so-called novelist who played victimology cards while insulting Spider-Fans would be seen as the ideal choice to take Wilson's place, in another relaunch, now long a common practice in this day and age for the sake of short-term sales boosts.
“I think she’s really the face of everything that’s new and fresh and exciting and ‘21st century’ at Marvel, and with superheroes in general. To be given stewardship of that is a big deal to me,” Ahmed tells EW. “It’s always thrilling being given responsibility over a beloved character. It’s particularly meaningful for me to be taking over from Willow. She’s an incredible writer, and she’s a friend. I’ve only been in comics for a couple years, I come from fiction and poetry and stuff like that, and Willow has been one of the folks who’s helped me figure out this whole craft and business. She’s my sister, and it’s very cool to be taking the baton from her. There’s something meaningful there.”
And as sales receipts for the now concluding volume of the Muslim Ms. Marvel have proven (they were at little more than 13,000, last time I looked), it's nothing more than a lot of stale bread, and it's clear not even the social justice advocates they covet for an audience care about their dismal dreck. What's clear is that this is precisely what's bringing down Marvel, by shoving characters heavily built on ideology down the readers' throats. If they won't move away from the "project" and the propagandists they hired, it'll only continue to damage their reputation, sticking out like the sore thumb of propaganda it really is.
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