Would you believe me if I told you there’s a smash hit superhero who’s a female teenaged Muslim? Not only does she exist, but she’s selling like hotcakes.
As part of Comics, Human Rights and Representation Week, the London School of Economics website has published an interview with G. Willow Wilson, the award-winning writer of the new “Ms. Marvel.” It’s a fascinating and inspiring read, check it out.
To think that Ms. Marvel has gone from this
is a marvel in and of itself (see what I did there?). She has inspired a campaign of sorts in San Francisco, where a mystery person(s) is ‘defacing’ anti-Islam ads on the sides of Muni buses with messages of “Stop the hate.”
Kamala Khan Ms. Marvel is an amazing accomplishment that could likely only happen at this point in history.