Today in #blackgirlmagic news, Lunella Lafayette was introduced at the San Diego Comic Con as the smartest person in Marvel Universe.
Moon Girl, as she has been aptly named, is 9 years old, black, and from Manhattan, NY. She wears large purple specs and rocks two Afro puffs. Lunella will be featured in the Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur comics with guest appearances from some of Marvel’s vets like The Hulk, The Thing, and The X-Men. The announcement was backed up on Twitter by one of the writers, Amy Reed.
Those who follow Marvel comics know just how big this is, the smartest person in the universe is a real title within the community and Lunella is here to take over. Mark Paniccia, one of Marvel’s senior editors told Buzzfeed that this argument has been going on for ages.
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