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Muslim Superhero Comic ‘The 99′ Arrives on comiXology
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 issue The 99: Beginnings, with the first six regular series issues selling for $1...
‘WHAM! BAM! ISLAM!’ Documents Reaction To Islam-Inspired Superheros ‘The 99′ [Video]
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 work as a scheme to endear American children to Sharia law and Muslim scripture... Read
99 Problems But a Cape Ain’t One: Conservatives Attack Islamic Superheroes
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 rea
The JLA To Unite With ‘The 99′ In Middle East Crossover
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 of heroes in search of the lost knowledge of the Dar Al-Hikma library of Baghdad, which has been scattered around the world in gem form (think "Dragon Bal