"99" superheroes comic characters are going to be animated.

Position::Compass 10/2009: News and views from around the world - Brief article
 
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Naif Al Mutawa, a Kuwait-based entrepreneur, was troubled by people's perceptions of Islam. He felt they identified it with Osama bin Laden, a war-ravaged Iraq and a bombed-out Afghanistan. He wanted to show people that Islam was a modern religion that encouraged creativity. This led him to invent THE 99 superheroes. Already available in 20 countries and translated into eight languages, THE 99 series sells one million copies annually. His superheroes come from across the world: "Widad--The Loving" from the Philippines, "Darr--The Afflictor" from the US and...

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