Kamala Khan is the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first Muslim superhero to headline her own television show.

Jumana Zakir knows who she is going to be for Halloween this year. Hint: Her new favorite superhero is a lot like her – female, teen, Muslim, American and "totally awesome." "Kamala Khan is me,"

The show tells the story of Khan, played by Pakistani Canadian actor Iman Vellani, getting her powers from a magical bangle that allows her to walk on air and conjure glowing light shields.

The final episode of the series is expected to drop Wednesday.


The study found women were particularly underrepresented, with just 23.6% of Muslim characters in these movies being female.