Tag: comic books

Toronto Media Arts Centre champions comic book representation

Every month, comic book artists excitedly discussed their work with each other in the middle of the busy Toronto Media Arts Centre venue, grateful for a safe space to showcase their work and make new connections. The Toronto Media Arts Centre hosts speaker socials and art and game jams to unleash the talents of LGBTQ+ Torontonians.

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Ms. Marvel reinvents herself – as a Muslim woman

Kamala Khan will be the newest character in the Ms. Marvel series – and will be the first Muslim woman to showcase her own comic book. A 16 year-old girl who was born and bred in New Jersey, her parents are from Pakistan and has a conservative older brother. She doesn’t wear the headscarf.

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