The Islamic superheroes – Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa created The 99 as a way to highlight univeral values and re-define Islamic culture.
Dr. Naif Al Mutawa – Al Mutawa created a new comic universe.
The 99 – The powers of the 99 are based on the Qu'ran's 99 Virtues of Allah, which include strength, courage and wisdom.
Variety of characters – The 99 heroes are all different from each other. 'Batina' (left) has the power of becoming nearly invisible. Musawwira can organize everything out of chaos.
DC Comics crossover – In 2010, DC Comics agreed to a crossover mini-series.
Justice League and The 99 together – Justice League with Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman teamed up with 'The 99', fighting the bad guys from their respective universes.
Animated series – The TV-series was originally banned in Saudi Arabia but is now showing in 70 countries.
The next generation of superheroes – Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa hopes he can have a positive influence on the perception of Islamic culture among the future generations of Western culture.