Other Girl Powers: Final Girls, Super Girls and Kamala Khan’s Ms. Marvel

@inproceedings{Ruthven2020OtherGP,
  title={Other Girl Powers: Final Girls, Super Girls and Kamala Khan’s Ms. Marvel},
  author={A. Ruthven},
  year={2020}
}
This chapter focuses on popular representations of the female action hero in the comic book genre, in general, and in the comic Ms. Marvel (Wilson 2014–present) specifically, to consider the ways in which Kamala Khan, the ferocious yet still undeniably feminine character, can be read as a direct descendent of Final Girls, while still forging a path specific to heroic girls in contemporary comic culture. This chapter aims to address the troubling aspects of contemporary young women’s heroism… Expand