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The rise and fall of Millie the Model, Marvel Comics' most prolific female character of all time

Inside the Marvel Comics ingenue that went from a company staple to a company recluse
Millie the Model
Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics' most prolific female character is someone who beats the others by a mile, but is also someone many Marvel fans has never even heard of.

Millie.

Marvel Comics' Millie the Model was a groundbreaking series starring Millie Collins, a working girl trying to make it in the fashion industry. During it’s heyday, the comic was a top-seller, featuring some of the earliest work from various industry legends, and has the distinction of being the first Marvel Comic to feature a black woman as a regular supporting character. Despite all this, Millie has almost been forgotten.

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Joshua Lapin-Bertone

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Joshua is a pop culture writer specializing in comic book media. His work has appeared on the official DC Comics website, the DC Universe subscription service, HBO Max promotional videos, the Batman Universe fansite, and more. In between traveling around the country to cover various comic conventions, Joshua resides in Florida where he binges superhero television and reads obscure comics from yesteryear.

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