Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Allah-inspired comic wildly popular in the Islamic world, is set to make its TV debut

The animated creations of Kuwaiti cartoonist Naif al-Mutawa wear dashing, body-hugging outfits, though nothing like the super-tight tights and flamboyant capes so prominent in franchises like "Watchmen" and "Batman."

Yet Mutawa's creations "Noora the Light" and "Jabbar the Powerful" are so popular in the Islamic world that they are set to appear in their own TV series, joining "The Simpsons," "The Boondocks" and other cartoon titles that have made the jump from the printed page to the television screen. MORE HERE

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