The Angoulême International Comics Festival has awarded their “Best Series” award to Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal written by G. Willow Wilson with art by Adrian Alphona.
This award made Marvel the only American comic book publisher to be recognized this year for their contributions to the international comic book community. It is also the first time that Marvel Comics has received the “Best Series” award.
G. Willow Wilson was honored by the achievement, “The whole Ms. Marvel team is honored to accept the Angouleme prize for best series. Working on this book and connecting with readers and fans has been a unique joy for all of us. At a time when it sometimes seems the world is in a state of constant conflict, it is a privilege to work on a series that unites us through adventure, humor and a celebration of our common humanity. Thank you to everyone who believes in Kamala Khan, and thank you to Angouleme.”
Ms. Marvel is the story about a young Muslim American girl,Kamala Khan, from Jersey City who is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. The story follows Kamala as she discovers the dangers surrounding her newfound abilities as well as the secret behind them. She will struggle with the weight of the legacy, but is also ready to prove that she is the next great Marvel Super Hero.