Author Archives: Sunaina Basu

The 99

Teshkeel Comics published The Ninety-Nine in 2007. The Ninety-Nine is a comic book featuring, for the first time a team of superheroes based onĀ Islamic culture and religion. They embody the 99 attributes of Allah and come from 99 different countries. … Continue reading

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Kharabeesh Cartoons, “Le Journal Du Zaba 001-003”

Kharabeesh cartoons, often referred to, as the Arab version of Jibjab is a Jordanian Company that uses a combination of cartoons, comedy and politics to spread not only laughter but also, an underlying message about current affairs in the Arab … Continue reading

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Captain Abu Raed(2007)

Captain Abu Raed (2007) is a Jordanian film set in Amman, directed and written by the Jordanian-American director Amin Matalqa. It was the first feature film produced in Jordan for over 50 years. Captain Abu Raed has received over ten … Continue reading

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