Apparently the words on colossus’s shirt is
a Quranic verse which states that “Muslims should not take the Jews and
Christians as their allies/friends”. Indonesian translation of the verse
states that “Muslims should not appoint the Jews and Christians as
I initially made a comment on reddit because I didn’t believe it was true but I looked it
up and its true, Syef even confirmed it on his Facebook page. Though some are saying he deleted those comments.
Their are screenshots
of it on the reddit page.
I can’t believe the artist used X-Men of all books to include this message.
This is sickening. Like, actually sickening.
On a X-Men comic where the team leader is Jewish.
I can only hope Marvel and their editors didn’t know his views or realize what the numbers mean . Now I wonder if his other works have this shit on them
He’s using the X-Men to promote his hate. It’s not an in-joke, filler,
or humor. It’s damaging to the characters/story once people find out.
It’s not even like a bad guy is wearing the shirt, it’s Colossus.
You can argue that 212 could be a coincidence. Just like you can’t
jump to the conclusion of an artist/writer being a Neo Nazi because they
Even so, if it was only the 212 it would just mean the artist support
a rally in his homeland. But the QS 5:51? That’s awful. I may not be
Indonesian or Muslim, but it really irritates me that a hateful message
is being ‘cheekily’ sneaked in an X-men book as a fan of their message
of tolerance. Marvel should fire the artist for this.