Marvel Powers of a Girl
Hardcover – February 5, 2019
This is the Marvel Universe. Where the personalities, powers, and straight-up legends of countless heroic women have captured readers for generations.
This unique book is the perfect start-or addition-to any Marvel fan's collection! Using her in-depth knowledge and passion for Super Heroes, Lorraine Cink explores the lives of the exceptional and diverse women of the Marvel Universe. Filled with inspirational lessons and clever observations, each section digs into what these relatable women can teach us all about growth, bravery, and the true meaning of strength. Paired with over one hundred original, vibrant, and emotive illustrations from the talented Alice X. Zhang, this book balances the responsibility and the fun the comes with being a hero.
About the Author
Lorraine Cink is a comic book expert who serves as on-air talent for various programming on Marvel.com. She can be seen as the host, writer, and creative producer for "Earth's Mightiest Show," "Marvel By the Numbers," "Marvel Minute," and "Marvel Top Ten". She also serves as a correspondent for Marvel Studios red carpet live shows, "Marvel LIVE!" convention coverage, and the "Women of Marvel" podcast. Previously, she hosted and produced "THWIP! The Big Marvel Show" and "Marvel's The Watcher." Lorraine also performs comedy, improv, and music in various theaters across NYC. She's been recognized with an Innovative Theater Award nomination for playwriting and is an award-winning actress with the 48 Hour Film Festival. Find out more about her at lorrainecink.com or follow her across social media @LorraineCink.
Alice X. Zhang (also known as AliceXZ) is a Chinese-American illustrator with an enduring interest in cinema, comics, and pop culture. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and, after quitting a job at a t-shirt design company, began a full-time freelance illustration career, gaining popularity online for her expressive, emotive portraits and bold color choices. In addition to two solo gallery shows, her clients throughout the years have included Marvel, BBC Worldwide (Doctor Who, Sherlock), DC Films, and Lucasfilm (Star Wars). She balances her busy work life by playing video games and spending time with her GSD dog Salem.