The Origins Of Captain Marvel Explained

  • Published on:  2/18/2018
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    There are a number of characters who have gone by the name "Captain Marvel" over the years - and they've appeared in both Marvel and DC comic books.
    One of them - Carol Danvers, the most modern version from Marvel's comics - is getting her own Marvel Cinematic Universe movie in 2019.
    We're really excited about it - seriously, it's going to be amazing - because Danvers is an awesome character and the movie will introduce the shapeshifting Skrulls to the MCU, which could be absolutely pivotal to the plot of the entire franchise going forward (and she's set to be the most powerful superhero in the franchise, which is awesome).
    In this video, we'll explain how Danvers came to be such a powerful superhero. These are the origins of Captain Marvel explained...
    Carol Danvers worked for N.A.S.A. as the organisation's Security Director. She became friends with a co-worker who was actually the Kree super-agent Mar-Vell. When an old enemy of Mar-Vell's attacked him, he shielded Danvers from the resulting radiation. This resulted in her DNA becoming merged with his - and she gained similar powers to him as a result (super-strength, speed and durability, flight capabilities, and energy absorption, projection and manipulation).
    She didn't immediately take the name "Captain Marvel". She has also been known as Ms. Marvel, Binary and Warbird.
    She has been a member of the Avengers and various other superhero teams and organisations.
    We hope you enjoy the video! Make sure you comment to let us know what you think - and don't forget to subscribe to the channel to be notified of our other great videos in the future.

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  • Mixey (May 1, 2018)

    Her origins story starts at 3:19

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  • Yuhua Guan (Apr 10, 2019)

    Thanks lol

  • Arief H (Apr 25, 2018)

    Who else here after seeing the Infinity War's post credit

  • Sai Chaitanya (Mar 11, 2019)

    I am here after seeing Captain Marvel's post credits

  • Leon Alfa (Mar 7, 2019)

    Nah fam I’m here after watching Captain Marvel movie

  • Erxandale (Sep 18, 2018)

    Who came here after the Captain Marvel Trailer?

  • Jay Reject (Mar 26, 2019)

    Erxandale i came here because of pewdiepie - SUBCRIBE TO PEWDS

  • Nice Response (Jan 11, 2019)

    I dont think her backstory is interesting. The reason why wonder women was so successful was because the comic origins really captures the identity of a woman in a mans world. Wonder women as a story shows how society and culture constantly create narratives of women being a damsel in distress. Her hero fights against that. Captain Marvel's hero and backstory seems bland and generic.

  • Bluemaverick11 (Feb 19, 2018)

    Half this video had nothing to do with the character origins.

  • Anthony Rock (Sep 19, 2018)

    Bluemaverick, I think you mean three quarters

  • Drew The Legend (Feb 19, 2018)

    It took 3 goddamn minutes to get to her origin.

  • Jesse James (Jan 3, 2019)

    Ha ha ha ha!!!!

  • Orchid X (Sep 27, 2018)

    Because she isn’t really “Captain Marvel.” She’s “Miss Marvel.” Captain Marvel is Shazam. This feels too contrived.

  • Quixote (Feb 18, 2018)

    Scarlet Witch should be more powerful, but the MCU version is either much weaker or just hasn't discovered the full extent of her powers.

  • WeAreLegion (Sep 19, 2018)

    Scarlet Witch is waaaaaaaaay too emotional.

  • Perceiving Falsehoods (Feb 19, 2018)

    literally half way through the video they proudly proclaim "This is exactly what we are GOING to do in this video"Well... get on with it already! :P hehe

  • King Benjamin (May 21, 2018)

    Perceiving Falsehoods I was reading this just as they said it.

  • DeanoGTO (Feb 19, 2018)

    Saying captain marvel is more powerful than doctor strange is a stretch. Id agree shes powerful theres no doubt in that. yes she could probably go against a base level savage hulk but i think she would quickly get over powered by the hulk as he gets angrier. The comparison to thor is the one im not sure about because we dont know how powerful post raganrok thor is.

  • I_360_No_scoped_JFK (7 hours ago)

    DeanoGTO Lowkey any being that masters the ability to warp/shift reality and time could whoop Captain Marvels ass in a short period of time.

  • DRACO FURY 13 (Mar 1, 2019)

    +Xhuljo 29 uuuuh.... No... Thor and hulk and some battles... There was one time Thor actually won... Then almost got killed by the hulk ... So uuuh no.And let's not forget Thor early fight with Juggernaut and En Saba Nur(if you even know who that is😂)

  • Bearded soul78 (Feb 18, 2018)

    So are we gone see the real rogue now... and how she stole Ms marvel powers 🤔🤔🤔

  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Jul 1, 2018)

    Bearded soul78 not in Captain marvel because we will se skrulls in Captain marvel. I think in part 2 we could see rogue.

  • Patrick Bell (Jun 29, 2018)

    Bearded soul78 I hope so

  • NopNopBoy (Apr 25, 2018)

    Who came here after Infinity War?

  • Play Jay (Dec 22, 2018)

    You said many times

  • Rei Reznor (Sep 19, 2018)

    You. Because you don't read comics