The current issue (Volume 26, Number 1, Spring 2014) of Journal of Religion and Popular Culture has a couple of articles on Science Fiction with Muslim characters. Here are the abstracts of the relevant articles: The Marvel of Islam: Reconciling Muslim Epistemologies through a New Islamic Origin Saga in Naif al-Mutawa’s The 99 Continue Reading

The 99 is a comic book series aimed at a Muslim audience. The idea is that there are 99 Muslim superheros each of whose superpowers reflect the attributes of God. Here is an article from the New York Times that describes the comic. Comics to Battle for Truth, Justice andContinue Reading