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The Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Character
Elijah "Eli" Bradley
of the Young Avengers

Elijah "Eli" Bradley is better known "Patriot," a superhero who is a member of the Young Avengers.

Patriot is the nephew of Josiah X (also known as "Justice"), who is a convert to Islam and is a Muslim clergyman.

At this time we do not know what Patriot's religious affiliation is.


From: "Islamic super heroes: Are there any?" forum discussion, started 23 August 2005 on "Comic Book Resources" website (http://forums.comicbookresources.com/archive/index.php/t-76010.html; viewed 28 May 2007):

08-23-2005, 10:06 PM

Well, anyways, I was thinking of an idea for a UN-sanctioned super hero team with represenatives from different countries, and one of them is a female telepath from Turkey... named Sultana. And I suddenly realized that for the life of me I can't think of a single Muslim super-hero from either Marvel or DC.

So, are there any? And please don't turn this into a political debate.

08-24-2005, 07:17 AM

Josiah X, from Marvel's The Crew (and the son of the black Captain America from The Truth), was Muslim. He was a Muslim preacher, in fact.

And although I don't think it's been confirmed, I'd say there's reason to believe that Patriot from Young Avengers might be Muslim, since Josiah X is his uncle.

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