*NEWS FLASH* Captain Marvel Finds New Writer in Kelly Thompson

 

Last night just shortly after midnight the New York Times made the announcement that Captain Marvel will be switching writers from Margaret Stohl to Kelly Thompson in January 2019. The announcement can be found here. This morning Margaret Stohl corroborated the news in a tweet. The new Captain Marvel series will have Carmen Carnero on art and will be edited by Wil Moss.

In speaking about the new series, Kelly Thompson had this to say: “I think the character is incredibly important, maybe now more than ever.” Ms. Thompson also spoke about the expectations of writing Carol Danvers, saying: “You really want her to be accessible to new and younger audiences who are going to see the movie, fall in love and want to seek out other Captain Marvel stories…You really want her to be accessible to new and younger audiences who are going to see the movie, fall in love and want to seek out other Captain Marvel stories.

New York Times provides a quick description of the upcoming series: “…Captain Marvel to New York City after a stint in space as the first line of defense against alien threats.” Carol Danvers continues to be in good hands.

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