Hasan Minhaj joins Ms. Marvel creative team for special 50th edition alongside Rainbow Rowell, Saladin Ahmed

FP Staff

June 05, 2018 17:23:47 IST

Marvel announced an all-star roster of talent for Ms. Marvel #31 which includes award-winning creator G. Willow Wilson, Hugo Award nominee Saladin Ahmed (writer of Black Bolt), Rainbow Rowell (writer of Runaways), and The Daily Show correspondent and Peabody Award-winning comedy writer Hasan Minhaj.

Ms. Marvel, the Muslim shape-shifting teenage superhero hailing from Jersey City, is reaching a new landmark. This June marks 50 issues of Kamala Khan, and Marvel has big plans in the pipeline.

The 31st issue of Ms. Marvel (#31) will bring together Kamala, Zoe, Nakia and Mike for a best friends sleepover, said Marvel in a statement. Marvel also plans to bring some special friends to commemorate the landmark issue.

Hasan Minhaj has been named as one of the most influential American Muslims in the media. Minhaj was the featured speaker at the 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner, and his critically-acclaimed stand-up show, Homecoming King, is currently streaming on Netflix. He will soon be seen in the upcoming comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me.

Minhaj took to Twitter to express his happiness at the news:

Updated Date: Jun 05, 2018 17:34 PM