List of Middle Eastern superheroes

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The following is a mixed list of fictional West Asian, Middle Eastern, Arab, Jewish, Turkish, Persian, Israeli, and North African superheroes. The characters are sorted by the comics publishing house where they originated.

DC Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Valiant Comics[edit]

  • Armstrong (Aram Anni-Padda, one of three immortal brothers from ancient Sumeria)
  • Eternal Warrior (Gilad Anni-Padda, one of three immortal brothers from ancient Sumeria)
  • Timewalker (Ivar Anni-Padda, one of three immortal brothers from ancient Sumeria)

Teshkeel Comics[edit]

  • Ramzi Razem
  • Rughal
  • Jabbar the Powerful
  • Noora the Light
  • Darr the Afflicter
  • Jami the Assembler
  • Raqib the Watcher
  • Mumita the Destroyer
  • Bari the Healer
  • Soora the Organizer
  • Hidayeh the Guide
  • Sami the Hearer

Independents[edit]

  • Bromisnar (Arab superhero from Chilean comic)[2]
  • Iman (The Adventures of Iman), a Muslim girl-hero who uses faith as the source of her power[3][4][5]
  • Zahra The Shadow Flame, a teenage girl living in United Arabia with fire powers. Appears in a self-titled series published by Adam Comics in 2018.[6]

Others[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Incredible Hulk #250
  2. ^ International Hero
  3. ^ Iman: Young Teenage Muslim Girl Super Hero, Islamic Voice (magazine).
  4. ^ Iman to the Rescue!, Idol Chatter on Beliefnet, October 18, 2006.
  5. ^ The Adventures of Iman official site
  6. ^ Zahra The Shadow Flame official site
  7. ^ Lewis, A. David (20 March 2017). "Kismet Seventy Years Later: Recognizing the First Genuine Muslim Superhero". ISLAMiCommentary. Archived from the original on 14 February 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017.

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