Marvel’s first muslim superhero made her Disney+ debut on 8th June; here’s how to get a cool streaming deal!
The premise of the show is simple: Kamala Khan is a 16-year-old Pakistani-American high school student who idolises superheroes. But after mysteriously gaining shape-shifting abilities from a magic bangle, she quickly discovers that life as a superheroine isn’t all rainbows and unicorns.
Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel is now streaming on Disney+, and with the first episode out there in the world, it’s time to dive into some Kamala Khan items you must have. Whether you love Kamala, want to be Kamala, or simply want to be best friends with her, there’s enough Kamala to go around!
Critics have hailed the release of Ms Marvel, Disney’s first on-screen Muslim superhero story, as a “joyful” slice of “pop culture history”. garnered a positive reaction from the the critics. Variety says it “brings Into The Spider-Verse energy” to a “charming, refreshing new heroine”, while The Telegraph says it “breaks barriers, if not the mould”.
The paper’s TV critic Lucy Mangan wrote: “Normally, you would fear for a young actor, but Vellani seems so born to the purple [the colour of her powers] that you almost have to shrug and say, as an elder might to a nascent superhero in – oh, I don’t know, the MCU [Marvel Cinematic Universe] perhaps – that it is her destiny.”
Is Ms. Marvel Streaming Online?
Similar to the previous MCU TV series, Ms. Marvel will exclusively be streaming on Disney+. The series will follow the usual weekly release pattern of a new episode dropping every Wednesday, at 12 AM Pacific Time.
Mangan said the two available episodes of the six-part Disney+ series were “full of charm, wit, warmth, brio and truth”.
The first episode of Ms. Marvel debuts on Disney+ in the week on Wednesday 8th June 2022. New episodes will be aired every Wednesday, with the finale set for 13th July.
Australia: watch Ms. Marvel on Disney+
As you might have guessed, Disney Plus is the place to find Ms. Marvel in Australia. Subscription costs AU$11.99 a month or AU$119.99 annually.
The release schedule follows the same format as the UK/US.
Pakistan: watch Ms. Marvel on Disney+
Pakistan is the only place you won’t find Ms.Marvel on Disney Plus. Instead, Ms. Marvel will premiere exclusively in Pakistan’s cinemas.
The series will be released in three parts. It debuts on 16th June with episodes 1 and 2 combined into the first of three feature-length presentations.
The Ms. Marvel was released on Wednesday 8th June 2022 on launch day Launch times at 12am PT / 3am ET / 8am BST. Which was exclusive to Disney Plus.
- Episode 1 – Wednesday 8th June 2022
- Episode 2 – Wednesday 15th June 2022
- Episode 3 – Wednesday 22nd June 2022
- Episode 4 – Wednesday 29th June 2022
- Episode 5 – Wednesday 6th July 2022
- Episode 6 – Wednesday 13th July 2022
The Disney Plus app is available on a range of TVs, phones and streaming devices, including iPhones, iPads, the iPod Touch and Apple TV, Android phones, Android TVs, Fire TV devices, Roku TV devices, Chromecast devices, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and 5, Roku streaming players and Now TV’s Smart Stick (take note here: Disney+ isn’t available on any Now TV daily or weekly TV pass). Disney+ can also be found on Sky Q and Sky Glass.
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