New Ms. Marvel will be a Pakistani-American Muslim

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Ms. marvel is now an American teenage muslim

Yes. Marvel is creating a new Ms. Marvel and she’s an awesome Pakistani-American muslim girl. Her name will be Kamala Khan and she will be based in New Jersey. Marvel known for famous comics like X-Men (Storm) will be introducing this revamped character early next year.

G. Willow Wilson, an American woman who converted to Islam, will be the lead writer on the project while the illustrations will be done by Adrian Alphona, who portrays Kamala as wearing a superhero’s classic red tights along with a blue mini-dress.

Series editor Sana Amanat told AFP that the inspiration for Kamala comes from “a desire to explore the Muslim-American diaspora from an authentic perspective”.

“Islam is both an essential part of her identity and something she struggles mightily with,” Wilson said in an interview on the Marvel website.

“She wants to go to parties and stay out past 9pm and feel ‘normal’. Yet at the same time, she feels the need to defend her family and their beliefs.”

Source: Raw Story

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