Revealed: The Muslim Ms. Marvel

Revealed: The Muslim Ms. Marvel

Marvel Comics, makers of such iconic characters as Spider-Man and the X-Men, have released the first images from the new Ms. Marvel issue starring 16-year old Kamala Khan. A shapeshifter, or “polymorph” in more knowing circles, Khan is a second-generation Pakistani-American who struggles with her identity. Khan is Marvel’s first Muslim superhero, a fact about […]

Profile: Magdy El Shafee, Graphic Novelist and Author of Metro

Profile: Magdy El Shafee, Graphic Novelist and Author of Metro

Magdy El Shafee is the pioneer of the Arabic adult graphic novel in Egypt. Many even refer to him as the godfather of this genre in the country. His book Metro was first published in 2008 by Malameh publishing house. Soon after it was published, the police raided the publishing house and confiscated all copies […]