What Do You Think About the New Ms. Marvel?

Lifestyle, Marvel, Muslim, comic, superhero    

by Teddy M


The gist

"The new Ms. Marvel is Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old student who favor...
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"The new Ms. Marvel is Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old student who favors hipster-geek glasses and Holden Caulfield-style hats. She's also Muslim, though she's no poster girl for the faith, according to G. Willow Wilson, her creator. 'Islam is both an essential part of her identity and something she struggles mightily with,' Wilson said in an interview posted on Marvel's website. Read more here: http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2013/11/06/meet-the-new-ms-marvel-a-rebellious-muslim-teen-from-new-jersey/ ... "
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  Opinion Poll


   2525 Points on the line.

   93 joined this poll.     

   0 Days Remaining.

   18 Comments.




This poll has ended.
Winner: Like

78% of the group voted correctly.

Like


78%
Don't Like


22%

Comments

  • 60.0%

    Top Comment: Gary B911 voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    So she's a Mulsim. So what? That has nothing to do with her being a superhero. I'm looking forward to seeing her in action. Does anyone know if there's going to be an animated series or tv show?


  • 51.11%

    Top Comment: josh t voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    I wonder how her religious beliefs will surface in the story lines. Seems like its' going to be interesting. Superheros have often lacked a spiritual dimension. Although, I think in her case, they're underplaying it.


  • 58.43%

    Top Comment: Tom Whittier voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    What's not to like? Sure she doesn't fill out a tight superheroine costumer like her predecessors, but she still cute and has a very developed personality. It's going to be interesting to see how her being Muslim plays out.


  • 58.46%

    Alan Sequeira voted for Don't Like over 5 years ago.

    the fuck? what's cool about this heroine? honestly guys? i don't find her that cool.. LOL.. haters gon hate


  • 55.88%

    Mr. Independent voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    she's cool.. no matter what kind of superhero she is


  • 85.42%

    Sandra Beckham voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    why not ? as long as she protect the people. go ms. marvel :)


  • 44.78%

    William Nguyen voted for Don't Like over 5 years ago.

    nothing special


  • 63.49%

    Trevor Parr voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    what with she being a muslim? it doesn't matter as long as she's a heroine


  • 45.76%

    Andrew Fiorillo voted for Don't Like over 5 years ago.

    i don't find her cool like what most people see. besides she's a...... ooooops


  • 55.32%

    Peyton Shields voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    she's freakin cool and awesome!


  • 78.57%

    James La Rosa voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    A muslim superhero ? I don't think the world is ready.


  • 55.97%

    Teddy M voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    I guess we'll see.


  • 50.74%

    Jaspher Balmes voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    i find her cool!


  • 83.65%

    Pauleen Donaldson voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    Like it's matter


  • 58.49%

    Mike Vargas voted for Don't Like over 5 years ago.

    I can agree that a character's religious beliefs help to color and round out that character. But at what cost?


  • 47.62%

    Kevin O voted for Don't Like over 5 years ago.

    who cares about the new muslim Ms. Marvel


  • 55.97%

    Teddy M voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    I do support and like the idea. However, I wonder if there have been superheros who were outwardly Christian. If so, who? If not, why not? Why is there now such attention being given to a character's religion? And why Islam? Why not a Christian denomination? Or Hindu? Or Buddhist?


  • 51.11%

    josh t voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    I wonder how her religious beliefs will surface in the story lines. Seems like its' going to be interesting. Superheros have often lacked a spiritual dimension. Although, I think in her case, they're underplaying it.


  • 42.27%

    Milo Keand voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    She's also Pakistani so there's some politics, too, so I think that's being underplayed.


  • 60.0%

    Gary B911 voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    So she's a Mulsim. So what? That has nothing to do with her being a superhero. I'm looking forward to seeing her in action. Does anyone know if there's going to be an animated series or tv show?


  • 58.43%

    Tom Whittier voted for Like over 5 years ago.

    What's not to like? Sure she doesn't fill out a tight superheroine costumer like her predecessors, but she still cute and has a very developed personality. It's going to be interesting to see how her being Muslim plays out.


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