The Origins Of Captain Marvel Explained

  • Published on:  2/18/2018
  • Captain Marvel has a long and complex history in Marvel comics! Subscribe to our channel:

    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

  • Mitsuomi Takayanagi (Feb 8, 2019)

    always dislike when someone ask for subs -_-

  • Arief H (Apr 25, 2018)

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

  • Supercoolguy27 (Sep 19, 2018)

    Hehehe lol

  • Majar Flirtose (Jun 15, 2018)

    I'm gonna see it tomorrow

  • 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.

  • Erxandale (Sep 18, 2018)

    Who came here after the Captain Marvel Trailer?

  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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.

  • W.A.L. (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.

  • Tom Hetterscheid4 (Feb 19, 2018)

    Was that 3 minute intro really necessary

  • Deen Abirasniette (Apr 29, 2018)

    it was the minimum requirement for his school. it was minimum 5 minutes long

  • DAMAGEJJP GAMING (Mar 24, 2018)

    Tom Hetterscheid4 3 mind of white knighting

  • 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

  • Raghu Seetharaman (Feb 18, 2018)

    I feel they will incorporate that storyline with Carol's DNA getting fused with that of the Kree giving her powers. Also Mar-Vel taking the identity of Dr. Lawson will train her under his wing. Mar-Vel is an agent of Kree but will he betray Danvers?

  • Kevin Halacy (Apr 27, 2018)

    He'll betray fury.....that's how he lost his eye