Posts tagged "sunday comics"

99 Muslim Comic Sunday

Mary Valle: The 99, a comic series created by Naif Al-Mutawa, has gained popularity in the rest of the world but run into some suspicion here in the US. It's about 99 superheroes who each embody one of the 99 Islamic attributes of God, but isn't explicitly Islamic. Also: take note! 50 of...

Something Stinks

Johnny Hart, creator of the popular “B.C.” comic strip, stands accused of “secret jihad” by several fellow cartoonists. Gene Weingarten of The Washington Post offers up a “he said/she said” report on the controversy surrounding Hart’s recent strip. It depicts a caveman entering an outhouse some say is meant to represent Islam, prompting a word balloon asking, “Is it...