‘Ms. Marvel’ Episode 3 REVIEW: A Primer for Things to Come
The most recent installment of Marvel’s newest Disney+ series slows things down considerably, and finally unveils the mystery of Kamala’s powers in an entry that feels more like a primer of things to come; this is our Ms. Marvel Episode 3 review.
If there is one way to best describe the most recent addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe it would be creative; as it is a series that has, thus far, been bursting with a youthful vibrance that perfectly encapsulates its eponymous hero.
This most recent entry seems to slow things down considerably, and although a lot of the plot is moved forward with the information given to the audience, Ms. Marvel episode 3 is best described as a primer for things to come.
One of the most interesting draws for fans of the MCU- and fans of Kamala in general- has been the mystery surrounding these superhuman capabilities that have been thrust onto the title character through this family heirloom.
For Marvel comics fans immensely curious as to how that is explained, there will be some bewilderment; as the origin of these powers- and the race of people who inherit them- will come as a bit of a shock to viewers with a well of Marvel knowledge.
The biggest question is; is the shock of the answered mystery a satisfying one?
It does feel like a very firm departure from the comic book origin that has been granted to Kamala, but it also feels like a necessary departure; as any MCU fan understands the difficulty with truly adapting that same origin given how things have unfolded for various cosmic entities throughout the MCU thus far.
Overall, the episode leans into the idea of family in a very interesting way; with Aami’s wedding being a sequence that just can’t help but brings a smile to your face with its celebration of Muslim culture and tradition so endearing and charming.
The journey for Kamala has taken a turn in this episode, and the mystery- although partially answered- does remain for what should be a very interesting final three episodes for Marvel’s newest hero.