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Mizan Series 1

Muslim Superheroes

Comics, Islam, and Representation

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674975941

Publication Date: 07/10/2017


264 pages

6 x 9 inches

15 halftones

Ilex Foundation > Mizan Series


  • Whence the Muslim Superhero [Martin Lund and A. David Lewis]
  • Niqab not Burqa: Reading the Veil in Marvel’s Dust [Nicholaus Pumphrey]
  • “And, erm, religious stuff”: Islam, Liberalism, and the Limits of Tolerance in Stories of Faiza Hussain [Kevin Wanner]
  • Kamala Kahn’s Superhero Burkini: Negotiating an Autonomous Position between Patriarchal Islamism, French Secularism, and Feminism [Chris Reyns-Chikuma and Désirée Lorenz]
  • The Comics That Hate Produced: Representing the African-American Muslim Experience in DC Comics [Dwain C. Pruitt]
  • Marked by Foreign Policy: Muslim Superheroes and their Quest for Authenticity [Mercedes Yanora]
  • Superhero Comics from the Middle East: Tyranny of Genre? [Fredrik Strömberg]
  • Hero and/or Villain? The 99 and the Hybrid Nature of Popular Culture’s Production of Islam [Ken Chitwood]
  • Qahera Here and There: Navigating Contexts in the Translation of a Muslim Egyptian Superheroine [Aymon Kreil]
  • Truth, Justice, and the Spiritual Way: Imam Ali as Muslim Super-hero [Hussein Rashid]
  • From Book to Tool: Editorial Remarks [A. David Lewis and Martin Lund]
  • Index

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