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Fearless and fantastic! : female super heroes save the world / written by Sam Maggs, Emma Grange, and Ruth Amos.
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Marvel
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9781465478856

9780241357491
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First American edition.
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New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
127 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Abstract:
"Meet the amazing Marvel Super Heroes who use their powers to help others and save the day. How does superstar pilot and space explorer Captain Marvel protect Earth from alien threats? Why did genius inventor Moon Girl form a crime-fighting duo with a T. rex named Devil Dinosaur? And how did Gamora become the deadliest woman in the galaxy? Discover the amazing stories of all these female heroes and many more, including Ms. Marvel, Spider-Woman, Squirrel Girl, Shuri, Quake, Black Widow, America Chavez, and Storm."-- Provided by publisher.
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Summary

Summary

Women can save the world.

More than 50 incredible female Super Heroes from the Marvel Comics universe inspire girls and women of all ages to be powerful, passionate, and persistent.

From Captain Marvel and Wasp to Storm and Shuri, this beautiful book profiles dozens of aspirational female comic-book characters, all of whom use their intelligence, strength, kindness, and courage to help others and save the world. Fierce fan-favorites such as Gamora, Squirrel Girl, and Black Widow feature alongside lesser known faces from all corners of the Marvel comic-book universe. Young girls will discover modern, diverse heroes they can relate to and look up to, including America Chavez and Kamala Khan. Featuring a foreword by Marvel Comics writer Kelly Thompson, DK's Fearless and Fantastic! is the ultimate tribute to Marvel's most powerful women and girls, and a treasured gift for comic fans.

Illustrated with stunning comic-book artwork, and featuring inspiring quotations, each short biography is carefully curated to focus on the character's key abilities and achievements. With four chapters based on personal qualities-- Determined, Daring, Compassionate, and Curious--this book for girls and women of all ages will create new fans of comics, as well as inspiring comic-book creators of the future.

© 2018 MARVEL


Author Notes

Sam Maggs is a bestselling writer of books, comics, and video games. She's a Senior Writer for Insomniac Games; the author of Quirk Books' THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, WONDER WOMEN, and GIRL SQUADS (October 2018); and she's written for comics like STAR TREK and JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS. A Canadian in Los Angeles, she misses Coffee Crisp and bagged milk.