Wednesday, February 16, 2005

'Why can't the Middle East have its own heroes?'

A few months behind the curve, The Washington Post discovers AK Comics' line of Middle Eastern superheroes. Here's managing director Marwan Nashar:

"I grew up reading Spider-Man and loved him. But I couldn't get into Peter Parker. I mean, he lived in New York. I always wondered why there weren't any Arabs leaping off buildings."