The FIRST Captain: How the ‘Captain Marvel’ Erases Monica Rambeau

Akira Akbar as Monica Rambeau

For months before seeing the movie, I watched my Twitter timeline shiver with anticipation as they impatiently awaited the arrival of Captain Marvel

The excitement makes perfect sense: Captain Marvel is Marvel’s first female-led film, and it arrives after a whole decade of male superheros being the center of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel leaned…