Marvel Girl


Fifty years ago “marvel” was just a regular old noun that meant “something you stare at with astonishment.” At some point since then it fell out of favor as a word and was only used as an identifier for the comic book company. The upshot of that is that a character name like Marvel Girl’s which worked as a real thing and also a wink to the publisher becomes a dumb advertisement, like Twinkie the Kid. Still, she’s got telekinesis and dies all the time, and as someone who has recurring dreams about having telekinesis and dying, I approve. 2.9/5


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