Why Do Kids Need Superheroes?
Here I come to save the day!
Why do kids like Superman, the Hulk, Spider-Man, Batman, Thor, Wolverine, the Incredibles family, Captain America – and all the other superheroes so popular today? It’s simple, says Axel Alonso. He’s Editor-in-Chief at Marvel Comics. “Kids need heroes,” he says. “While parents should be role models for life, superheroes remind a child of the moral compass necessary to navigate a universe fraught with thrills and danger.”