Recently Alonso sat down with Mike Nappa of FamilyFans: the Free E-Magazine for Parents, who asked him on behalf of Beliefnet: “Today your superheroes and stories wield a significant influence on American culture and, by extension, family values.” So, how does Alonso handle that great power and responsibility? “With over 70-plus years of stories in the bank and counting, Marvel Comics is modern mythology,” Alonso answered, “and we’re well aware of the responsibility that comes with it. We take such great pains to portray our characters as the heroes they should be. Our protagonists are models for life: people who rise above their personal baggage and insecurities to face great challenges and do great things.
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