Indonesia Muslim Comic artist embeds extremism in the X-men

Wow, just wow. Indonesia is supposed to be the big happy moderate Muslim country that is the true normative face of Islam. But Ardian Syaf decided to embed anti-Jewish and anti-Christian extremism into his artwork, and then claims that it is "justice."

Here's the verse:

QS 5:51 O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are [in fact] allies of one another. And whoever is an ally to them among you - then indeed, he is [one] of them.


The protests against Ahok are really embarrassing as well. 

The guy got fired. Kind of sad that they couldn't have done a dialogue of some sorts with him to try and reason him away from his stupidity. Such a waste of talent. He probably will never work as a comic artist for English-language art ever again. I'm not sure if firing him was the right response. He'll probably become more extremist as a result, and a possible bridge and positive example with the Islamic world is broken here.



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