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Having seen the first episode, I can say that I am enjoying it, the actress is capturing the spirit of the character but doing her own thing with Kamala, and the change in how her power works is something I can accept.

Just have to make five more episodes with them fucking it up.
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it's a marvel studio's production of marvel comic's ms marvel created by marvel!

I like the first episode. I think it took a bit too long to get going and rushed a little to a conclusion. But interested in where they go with it.

The change away from Inhumans, I get and I actually think the powers is an interesting mystery for the series. Did her grandma have superpowers? Do the powers come from the gauntlet or just activate ones Kamala always have? If she takes it off does she still have powers? Obviously 5 more episodes to explore it.

I love they kept her love for Captain Marvel (very hard to do a Ms Marvel adaption without that but the screams of anti-larson fanboys are loud)and her biased rendition of the battle of Earth was hilarious.
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Crazedwraith wrote: 2022-06-08 03:39pm The change away from Inhumans, I get and I actually think the powers is an interesting mystery for the series. Did her grandma have superpowers? Do the powers come from the gauntlet or just activate ones Kamala always have? If she takes it off does she still have powers? Obviously 5 more episodes to explore it.
I suspect the big driver of Kamala's powers being different from the comics is how difficult it is to make stretchy people look good in live action, and especially when they're doing things slowly. (even animated you need to go fast to look good. See: Monkey D Luffy)

It seems like she;s ended up with the MCU version of the Nega Bands.
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Vendetta wrote: 2022-06-10 10:24pm
Crazedwraith wrote: 2022-06-08 03:39pm The change away from Inhumans, I get and I actually think the powers is an interesting mystery for the series. Did her grandma have superpowers? Do the powers come from the gauntlet or just activate ones Kamala always have? If she takes it off does she still have powers? Obviously 5 more episodes to explore it.
I suspect the big driver of Kamala's powers being different from the comics is how difficult it is to make stretchy people look good in live action, and especially when they're doing things slowly. (even animated you need to go fast to look good. See: Monkey D Luffy)

It seems like she;s ended up with the MCU version of the Nega Bands.
Yeah stretching is one of those things that can look really cartoony and unnatural really easy due to how far it is from how human body normally works.
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I did really enjoy the second episode as well. I like the amount of friendship scenes we're getting between Kamala and Nakia. The feminine products scene is good and something that should be normalised.

I feel sorry for Bruno who is obviously surprised and very threatened by Kamala's crush on Kamran.

As a brit the scene talking about their family history and the partition was sobering and the mystery of their family past and how it relates to the bangle is very interesting. That she keeps seeing someone kind of reminds me of [=WandaVision=] and Wanda seeing her future self when experimented on by Hydra.

And finally the imperfect heroes scene and subsequent damage control trying to bring her in where great. I love Kamala's sudden burst in confidence when the necessity to ''really'' act occurs, she runs out on her constructs and does her absolute best for the kid and when it goes slightly wrong, she tears up at the result.

She remains very likable both in civilian and hero modes.
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I guess I'm the only one still watching?

I thought Episode 3 was a step down: It covered a lot of ground very fast. Like the whole arc with the villains appearing good and then being evil could have been the whole season. It's sad that one knock seems to take all the heroing out of Kamala. I'd hoped for more active street level heroics.

The wedding scenes are all pretty nice but I didn't think we needed the mother/daughter and father/son scenes right after each other as nice as they were individually.

The Sheikh seems to have figured out Kamala's identity, she was rather obvious. She asks a third person question about "Night Light" and he responds with a 2nd person response to here. It's not necessarily that he knows but it seems likely.

And the fight scene was ended by Damage Control right out of nowhere, it's seem implausible they arrested all the baddies and missed Kamala and Bruno.

Nakia finding out is interesting, especially as Kamala was clearly trying to tell her earlier but didn't manage it and now she feels all betrayed.

All in all it's not bad but definitely the weakest yet hope the pay off is worth rushing through the set up like this.
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I'm still watching, just have nothing to say ATM.
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