The 99: Superheros from the Islamic world

The 99: Superheros from the Islamic world
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Claudia Cukrov
  • 24 march 2009

What first appears to be an average American-style comic book, on closer inspection is far from it.  Yes the hero’s in The 99 wear tights and sport massive, well-defined muscles; but each of the characters are superheros from the Islamic world,  representing the ’99’ qualities of Allah.  The series is a creation of Naif al-Mutawa, a Kuwaiti businessman and former writer who wanted to “focus on a concept that has core human universal values.”

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