In 2014, writer G. Willow Wilson published her take on Ms. Marvel, a character in the Marvel superhero universe. The character was originally created in 1968 and had traditionally been portrayed as white. In Wilson’s version, Ms. Marvel is a young Muslim-American teenager of Pakistani descent whose real name is Kamala Khan—the first Muslim superhero in the Marvel universe. Read this engaging profile of Wilson, which discusses the writer’s life, other work, and beliefs, as well as the struggle to diversify the comic book industry.
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