Marvel’s latest comic featuring Kamala Khan based on Indo-Pak partition

Published: June 27, 2016
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With their latest comic, Marvel traces the roots of the Pakistani-American superhero.
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With their latest comic, Marvel traces the roots of the Pakistani-American superhero. PHOTO: FILE

Ms Marvel aka Kamala Khan has soared in popularity ever since she was introduced by Marvel Comics in 2013.

With their latest comic, Marvel traces the roots of the Pakistani-American superhero from New Jersey, and to our surprise it dates back to the Indo-Pak partition.

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The first few pages of the comic have recently been released and they show Kamala’s parents, Kareem and Aisha, as Indian Muslims in Bombay in 1947 when the largest human migration in history was underway. They are en route to the newly found Pakistan.

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Priyanka Chopra lends voice to Marvel’s Pakistani superhero Kamala Khan

The appearance of the characters — bold gold bangles and shalwar kameez paired with a dupatta, aptly depicts the Muslims of the subcontinent.

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This is how Priyanka sounds as Marvel’s Pakistani superhero

Kamala’s parents are anticipating her birth as her mother asks God for a sign that will reassure her of her child’s safe future in Pakistan.

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So now we know how Ms Marvel came into being.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • youth
    Jul 3, 2016 - 6:25PM

    i wished each and every muslim had migrated to pakistan.Recommend

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Jul 5, 2016 - 4:37PM

    I dont see any point in raking up 60 year old wounds . 3-4 generations have passed .. we must look forward and not back all the time . Recommend

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