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Jihadist Group Calls For Death Of Creator Of Muslim Superhero Comic ‘The 99′

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By all indications, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa's comic The 99 is a huge success. It has even inspired an animated series and a series of theme parks. But the series and its creator have also run into some trouble.

In addition to earning criticism from American conservatives, the series has been called blasphemous by some Islamic clerics. They say the comic's core concept of 99 young heroes who reflect the 99 attributes ascribed to Allah in the Quran mocks the Islamic religion. Now, the Iraqi militant group ISIS, which has been systematically taking over cities in the country, is calling for Mutawa to be killed, and has even offered a reward.

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Muslim Superhero Comic ‘The 99′ Arrives on comiXology

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Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa's The 99, a comic series rooted in Islamic culture and religion about 99 youths from around the world empowered by magical stones, is now available to purchase digitally on iOS devices and online through comiXology. Readers can sample the series with a free, 70-page introductory issu

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‘WHAM! BAM! ISLAM!’ Documents Reaction To Islam-Inspired Superheros ‘The 99′ [Video]

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The 99 is a comic book series about a group of multi-ethnic superheroes with a basis in Islamic culture and faith. An animated series based on the comic was meant to debut in the United States last year, but was interrupted amid prejudicial outrage on behalf of some of the American media who characterized the

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99 Problems But a Cape Ain’t One: Conservatives Attack Islamic Superheroes

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Superhero fans, especially those old enough to have opinions, are often divided by their views on the appropriateness of real-world politics in their escapist literature. While many of us regard Dennis O'Neil and Neil Adams' socially relevant run on "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" to be a superlative example of costumed heroes confronting the hard-hitting issues of the day, just as many readers dismiss it as didactic and inappropriate given the characters' roots in benign adolescent power fantasies. But

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‘The 99′ Animated Series Coming to The Hub Network in October

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2010 is turning out to be a big year for Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa's "The 99" comic book. Not only will the franchise cross over with DC's Justice League down the road, it's also slated to make its animated debut in North America on the brand new "The Hub" cable network this fall.

The Hollywood Reporter posted a full schedule for the new network yesterday, which in addition to "The 99" includes new shows like our previously covered "G.I. Joe: Renegades" plus modern

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The JLA To Unite With ‘The 99′ In Middle East Crossover

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The biggest names in the Middle East are headed for the DC Universe as "THE 99" meet the Justice League of America in an upcoming comics miniseries.

Rooted in Islamic history and culture, "THE 99" follows a global group

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