Monday, July 21, 2014

Marvel Turns Anne Frank Into A Muslim



OK, this has gone too far! Marvel Comics announced last week that they are changing one of my favorite childhood characters, Anne Frank, into a Muslim. Marvel cites the change as a need to reflect "demographic realities" and recognize the need to reach out to young Muslim readers. I get that. But why could they not just make a new Muslim character? Why did they have to change Anne Frank into a Muslim?


The Anne Frank of my childhood



Marvel's new Anne Frank

http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0611/x_men_holocaust_survivor.php3#.U83ALfldWSo


Just last week they changed Thor into a girl:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/21/female-thor-marvel_n_5589254.html

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