Mar-Vell as Captain Marvel I.


Monica Rambeau as Captain Marvel II.


Genis-Vell as Captain Marvel III.


Phyla-Vell as Captain Marvel IV.


Khn'nr, the Skrull who would be Captain Marvel V.


Noh-Varr as Captain Marvel VI, and Karla Sofen as Ms. Marvel.

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Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel VII.

(If you are looking for a series titled Captain Marvel, you may be looking for Captain Marvel (2012) or Captain Marvel (2014).)

"Who IS Captain Marvel?"

Well, that's a tricky question to answer, as there have been over a half-dozen of them in the Marvel Universe.

  • The original Captain Marvel was Mar-Vell, a Kree warrior-turned-Earth's Protector.
  • After Mar-Vell's death, Monica Rambeau gained super powers, and took up the name.
  • When Mar-Vell's son Genis-Vell decided the code-name Legacy wasn't cutting it, Monica agreed he should have the mantle. Monica took up the name Photon until Genis wanted that name, too. Monica took the name Pulsar.
  • When Genis went temporarily insane, his sister Phyla-Vell took up the mantle of Captain Marvel, until eventually changing her code-name to Martyr.
  • Khn'nr was a Skrull sleeper agent, who believed he was Mar-Vell transported to the future before his death. He died in battle against the Thunderbolts.
  • When Norman Osborn created his team of Dark Avengers, Noh-Varr, formerly Marvel Boy became the new Captain Marvel, but only until the team disbanded when Osborn was imprisoned.
  • Currently, Carol Danvers is Captain Marvel, having gotten her powers from Mar-Vell in an accident involving the Magnitron.
  • Oh, and there's the Captain Marvel who lives in Fawcett City, but he's not a Marvel Comics character, so we won't talk about him.