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Captain Marvel debuted in 1967.

 

Captain Marvel debuted in 1967.


Captain America first appeared in Marvel Super-Heroes no. 12 in 1967.

However, Carol Danvers wasn’t the star of the show. Instead, she was the love interest of the original Captain Marvel.

As time passed, Carol Danvers got a more significant role and eventually became Captain Marvel.

She got her series as Ms. Marvel in 1977.

the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles, and the speed of Mercury). Captain Marvel would eventually rival and even surpass Superman in popularity, and DC changed their hero accordingly. Prior to Captain Marvel, Superman could “leap tall buildings in a single bound,” but “the speed of Mercury” granted Captain Marvel the power of flight, and soon the Man of Steel was taking to the skies as well. The whimsical storytelling of writer Otto Binder was complemented by Beck’s clean dynamic penciling, and Captain Marvel would remain one of the best-selling titles of the Golden Age of comics (1938–c. 1950). Not content to play catch-up, DC filed suit against Fawcett for copyright infringement. The legal battle over Captain Marvel dragged on for more than a decade, and, with the sales of superhero comics sharply declining in the early 1950s, Fawcett opted to settle the suit and cease publication of Captain Marvel books.

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