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Superhero super hero role model comic Todays children turn to a lot of things forentertainment or diversion Sometimes its sports television or comicbooks The latter is still used today by children for amusement No doubtabout it comic books are still a popular medium of entertainment forchildren But over the years comic book heroes have evolved to keep upwith todays generation of readers The question has arisen a number oftimes Are comic book superheroes good role models for children Comic booksuper heroes are good role models First some background on the superhero personaThe very first superhero was Superman He was an alien from a dying worldsent here by his parents Earths atmosphere gave him super-strength andflying capabilities among other things All this was published in ActionComics 1 1938 The comic was a phenomenal success Superman was thecatalyst for the creation of countless more superheroes During the WorldWar II period Marvel comics introduced Captain America Captain Americawas a normal man genetically altered to become physically perfect He wasthen sent around the world to do special missions for the government Onthe cover of his first issue he is pictured punching Hitler in the faceObviously anti-Nazi He also had a teenaged sidekick Bucky Now childrenthat read the comic could relate more with Bucky who was a kid just likethe reader Later in the 1960s came Spiderman Spiderman was actually ateenager by the name of Peter Parker He was your typical nerd trying tofit in with the crowd For the first time there was a comic with the maincharacter being about the same age of the reader with social problems andfamily problems real problems Not the problems that heroes like Supermanhad like whether or not he should be friends with an alien race Spidermangained his powers by being bitten by a radioactive spider a bit morebelievable than coming from another planet The radioactive bite gave himspider-like powers He then decided to fight crime and do his
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