Muslim Ms. Marvel Fans Express Serious Concerns About Kamala's Power Source
This article contains spoilers for Ms. Marvel Episode 3, "Destined."
Some Muslim fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's latest series Ms. Marvel are expressing their displeasure with the recent revelation regarding the source of Kamala Khan's powers.
As revealed in Ms. Marvel Episode 3, "Destined" the titular hero's newfound abilities are apparently due to her heritage as a Djinn. As explained by Kamran's mother Najma, Kamala's ancestors are otherworldly beings from the Noor dimensions that were banished from their reality sometime before 1942. These people are quickly explained to be the Djinn, creatures from Islamic mythology which can be both good and evil. A number of fans have expressed frustration with the reveal, specifying that the Quran condemns the practice of worshipping Djinn.
Viewers have interpreted Kamala's Djinn-based powers as …
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