In this artwork provided by Liquid Comics, LLC, the "Sliver Scorpion" is shown. The new superhero is Muslim, who loses his legs in a tragic landmine accident and must learn to come to terms with the reality of his disability while learning to use his newfound power to fight for social inclusion, equity and justice. The "Silver Scorpion" is the first cross-cultural superhero with disabilities created by bringing together Syrian and American youth with disabilities in Damascus, Syria as part of the Open Hands Initiative's inaugural Youth Ability Summit. (AP Photo/Liquid Comics, L.L.C.)
September 27, 2010 7:31:32 AM PDT
By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer
NEW YORK - September 27, 2010 --
Comic book fans will soon be getting their first glimpse at an unlikely new superhero - a Muslim boy in a wheelchair with superpowers.