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Kamala Khan

The Spiritual Consciousness of Marvel's Daredevil

Scott Gardner | Posted 05.06.2016 | Home
Scott Gardner

Whenever I tell someone I study religion and comics I get a subtle head turn and then, as if on cue, "Oh, how interesting." It takes a minute, but you can see in their eyes the connections being drawn together.

Watch Out, Wonder Woman, Female Superheroes Are On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.13.2015 | Home

Source: Vocativ In 1941, the world was introduced to Wonder Woman, a warrior princess clad in a mini skirt, strapless top and knee-high boots. Equi...

Artist Uses Muslim Superhero To Battle Anti-Islam Bus Ads

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.05.2015 | Home

Sometimes it takes a superhero to conquer hate. Earlier this month, a batch of anti-Islam ads purchased by right-wing extremist blogger Pamela Gel...

Marvel's Muslim Superhero -- Will She Make A Difference To Islamophobia?

Posted 11.29.2013 | Home

(RNS) When Marvel Comics announced the debut of its latest superhero — a 16-year-old Pakistani-American Muslim from Jersey City, N.J. — it was cor...

We're Here, We're... Look, We're Just Here, All Right?

Rye Silverman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Rye Silverman

Hey, Christian, heterosexual, cisgender, white men who are freaking out because there's a bunch more people who aren't like you in media! Your fear is that you will wake up one day and flip on the TV and not see anyone you can relate to? Well, that's what life is like for the rest of us right now.

Muslim Superheroes -- Marketing Gimmick or Much More?

Wardah Khalid | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Wardah Khalid

Look out, folks -- come February, there's a new superhero in town. Like other superheroes, Kamala Khan has an alter ego (teenager living in Jersey City), a special power (shape shifting) and a code name (Ms. Marvel).

Marvel's Muslim Girl Superhero Is AWESOME

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home

Kamala Khan isn't your average teenage Muslim girl. Though she lives in New Jersey and juggles the identity crisis that's often part-and-parcel of gro...