Ms. Marvel is the name of a appearing in published by . Created by writer and designed by artist , the non-powered Carol Danvers debuted as a member of the in #13 (March 1968) and as Ms. Marvel—a fusion of alien and human —in Ms. Marvel #1 (January 1977).
Debuting in the of comics, the character featured in a self-titled series in the late 1970s before becoming associated with superhero teams the and the . The character has also been known as Binary and Warbird at various points in her history, and has featured in other Marvel-endorsed products including , , and merchandise such as . In the 2000s, the increased use of her as a character eventually prompted some commentators to note that "she's now the House of Ideas' premier heroine."