Holy Land heroes flex their media muscle

Jaafar, Ali
March 2005
Variety;3/14/2005, Vol. 398 Issue 4, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on superhero comic books under AK Comics, a line of comic-books created for the Middle Easterns. Background on character Zein; Views of creator Ayman Kandeel on the comic books; Language versions of the comics.


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