Spider-Man, Squirter Of Crypto-Christian Benediction

August 28th, 2011 | comics talk

Just saw this Wikileaks-released cable flagged on Twitter:

The real reason this contact has such trouble is that the most conservative Saudis oppose the celebration of birthdays as un-Islamic; however, the reasons Customs officers cite are typically more specific and bizarre. She said that during her efforts to gain the release of her most recent shipment from customs, she was told that Barbie (pictured on cups she hoped to sell) was a Zionist figure, while pictures of Spiderman on paper plates shooting webs really symbolized a crypto-Christian sign of benediction.


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  1. You can find Warren on Twitter: @warrenellis