Ms Marvel's story begins during the Pak-India Partition

Published 27 Jun, 2016 08:03pm

Images Staff

The first few pages of the latest Ms Marvel comic show the story of Ms Marvel's (aka Kamala Khan's) parents

Ms Marvel's (aka Kamala Khan's) origin story is out, and it's rooted in the partition of the Pak-India subcontinent.

The lastest Marvel comic features a flashback to Bombay of 1947, where Kamala's parents - Ayesha and Kareem - are one of the last families to join the largest human migration in history.

The new Ms Marvel Kamala Khan was touted as the first Muslim character to headline a comic book. The Pakistani-American superhero received a lot of appreciation and Marvel was commended for diversifying their line up of superheroes. Ms. Marvel's first comic even won the Hugo Award for best graphic story in 2015.

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