Islamic-Themed Comic Book Comes to Chicago

October 17, 2007


Source: The Sun Times,CST-NWS-comics17.article

Batman has brains, Superman has brawn, but Mumita has a great kick.

She's part of the superhero cast of "The 99," an Islamic-themed comic book that debuts in select U.S. cities today, including Chicago.

"Every child is looking for a superhero," said Firas Ahmad, an editor at Islamica magazine. "When I grew up, the people from my cultural background were always the bad guys in comics."