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Dust (Sooraya Qadir)

The Religious Affiliation of
Dust
Sooraya Qadir

Religion: Sunni Muslim CBR Scale: M

Name: Dust

Alter Ego: Sooraya Qadir

Other Names: Turaab

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: New X-Men (vol. 1) #133 (Dec. 2002): "Dust"

Creators: Grant Morrison, Ethan van Sciver, Norm Rapmund

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 102

Teams/Affiliations: X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants; Young X-Men; New X-Men; Xavier Institute: Hellions squad; Xavier Institute: Special Class

Race: Arab

Gender: female

Excerpts

BELOW: Radical Muslim "soldiers" of the Taliban attack a village in Afghanistan, but are rebuffed by the Muslim super-hero known as Dust.

Radical Muslim soldiers of the Taliban attack a village in Afghanistan, but are rebuffed by the Muslim super-hero known as Dust.

Source: Young X-Men #1 (June 2008): "Final Genesis", pg. 9-11. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Art by Yanick Paquette, Ray Snyder. See also: violence in the name of religion; Muslim; Dust (Sooraya Qadir); Taliban soldiers

BELOW: Muslim villagers chant "Alla Hu Akbar" after the Muslim super-heroine Dust repels Taliban invaders from their town. Usually transliterated as "Allahu Akbar," this Arabic phrase means "God is great." This expression is commonly known as the "takbir".

Muslim villagers chant Alla Hu Akbar after the Muslim super-heroine Dust repels Taliban invaders from their town. takbir; God is great; Allahu Akbar

Source: Young X-Men #1 (June 2008): "Final Genesis", pg. 11, panels 2-4. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Art by Yanick Paquette, Ray Snyder. See also: God; chant; gratitude to God; Muslim; Dust (Sooraya Qadir); Bakwa townspeople

BELOW: Rockslide starts to say that being struck by teammate Dust in her sandstorm form feels almost "sexual." But Dust, a devout Muslim with a clear sense of morality and propriety, firmly warns him not to say finish the sentence.

Rockslide starts to say that being struck by teammate Dust in her sandstorm form feels almost sexual. But Dust, a devout Muslim with a clear sense of morality and propriety, firmly warns him not to say finish the sentence.

Source: Young X-Men #1 (June 2008): "Final Genesis", pg. 3, panels 3-4. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Art by Yanick Paquette, Ray Snyder. See also: purity of thought; sexual morality; Muslim; Dust (Sooraya Qadir); Rockslide (Santo Vaccarro)

BELOW: Devout Muslim heroine Dust reproves teammate Rockslide for ogling their quary: Magma (wearing tight-fitting jogging attire). Rockslide starts to point out Magma's tight something (probably her derrière). Dust snaps at him before he can finish the sentence.

Devout Muslim heroine Dust reproves teammate Rockslide for ogling their quary: Magma (wearing tight-fitting jogging attire).

Source: Young X-Men #2 (July 2008): "New Mutants", pg. 17, panels 4-5. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Art by Yanick Paquette, Ray Snyder. See also: purity of thought; Muslim; Dust (Sooraya Qadir); Rockslide (Santo Vaccarro)

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This character is in the following 49 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Dark Avengers #8 (Oct. 2009): "Utopia, Chapter Five" (2-panel cameo)
Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1 (July 2008): "Gone"
New X-Men
Scarlet Spider (vol. 2) #17 (July 2013): "Wrath, Part 1" (cameo)
X-Men
X-Men: Divided We Stand
X-Men: Legacy
Young X-Men


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Dust.html
  - http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Sooraya_Qadir_(Earth-616)
  - http://www.comicvine.com/dust/29-4555/
  - http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Muslim_Characters
  - http://comicbookdb.com/character.php?ID=1968
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/dsdz.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/hellfhelz.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/brot.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/xaxz.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/yfyz.htm
  - http://www.uncannyxmen.net/db/issues/showquestion.asp?fldAuto=1011
  - https://www.comics.org/issue/124551
  - http://comicbookdb.com/issue.php?ID=4271
  - http://marvel.wikia.com/New_X-Men_Vol_1_133