16-year-old Muslim-American girl Kamala Khan will be a polymorph who can lengthen her arms and legs and change shape.
Move over Black Widow and step aside She-Hulk: Marvel Comics is introducing a new superhero - a 16-year-old Muslim-American girl named Kamala Khan, to reflect the growing diversity of its readers.
The character, who will be the new Ms Marvel, lives with her conservative Pakistani parents and brother in the US state of New Jersey.
She will make her debut in January and appear in a monthly series starting on February 6.
"It is so important that we tell stories that reflect the ever-changing world that we live in and being a Muslim-American is so much a part of that," said Sana Amanat, the series editor, who also worked on the Ultimate Spider-Man andUltimate X-Men comic books. ...'