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Unmasking Marvel's Muslim-American Superhero

Superman, Iron Man, Spiderman: comic book legends and box office hits. Sure their powers and back stories are different, but their names all seem to have one thing in common: man. But Marvel is trying to shake things up. Meet Kamala Khan, Marvel’s newest superhero, a self-doubting teen, fortified geek, and daughter of Pakistani immigrants struggling not just to manage her new powers but to navigate a bicultural identity as a Muslim-American. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez sits down with the brains behind “Ms. Marvel,” G. Willow Wilson.

CREDIT: Claudia Pou, Alicia Menendez, Victoria Moreno, Paola Bolano, Bianca Perez

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