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Ms Marvel is Muslim Teen Superhero

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Marvel Comics, who created Captain America, is bringing Ms. Marvel back as a daughter of Pakistani immigrants living in Jersey City.

This 16-year-old Ms. Marvel named Kamala Khan can grow and shrink her limbs and her body. She will be able to shape shift into other forms.

The character, who is both female and Muslim, is part of Marvel Entertainment's efforts to reflect a growing diversity among its readers. 

Marvel Comics has Dust, a young Afghan woman whose mutant ability to manipulate sand and dust.

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