X-Factor’s M: Kicking Ass and Taking Names…While Muslim

In an issue of last month’s X-Factor comic (#217), one of the series’ long-time characters—M, also known as Monet St. Croix—revealed that she was Muslim (“I’m a Muslim and a mutant!”) during anti-Muslim protests in New York City, akin to the ones that took place last year in response to the proposal to build a Muslim community center.  The series follows a group of mutant detectives in New York City.This wouldn’t be the first time that a Marvel comic introduced a Muslim woman character in one … [Read more...]