5 Female Muslim Superheroes in Marvel Comic Books

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1. Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel)

Kamala Khan is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. She was a Pakistani-American born in Jersey City after her parents moved from Karachi, Pakistan. Though respectful of her heritage, Kamala always felt different; she had nerdy interests, strict parents, and did not meet the white Eurocentric standards of beauty.

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2. Monet St. Croix (M)

Monet St. Croix is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Monet is a mutant with a wide variety of mutant powers at superhuman levels and representing a near-perfect human being. She was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia during a family ski trip and is the second child of the rich and eccentric Monegasque Cartier St. Croix and his Algerian wife. She was also raised as a Muslim.

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3. Sooraya Qadir (Dust)

Sooraya Qadir is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Also known as Dust, Sooraya is an adolescent Sunni Muslim girl who possesses the mutant power to turn herself into a sand-like substance.

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4. Dr. Faiza Hussain (Excalibur)

Faiza Hussain is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is the only daughter of a family of Pakistani heritage who live in Chelmsford in Essex. A London-based Muslim medical doctor, and British superhero fangirl, Faiza is able to safely open up a body, see what’s wrong with it, and sort it out on a subatomic level.

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5. Monica Chang (Black Widow)

Monica Chang-Fury is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. She was the second Black Widow in the Ultimate Marvel continuity, debuting in Ultimate Comics: Avengers #3. She is the chief of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Artificial Intelligence division.

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