Why Do We Need Superheroes? - BTR Pulse [ep76] (by btrpulse)

With The Avengers setting record numbers in theaters worldwide — poising it to be one of the blockbuster hits of the summer — and with more Marvel Comics films on the way, we hit the popular New York City comic book store Forbidden Planet to ask folks what they find most appealing about the “Superhero” story and what superpowers they wish they had. /// Featured song: “Hometown Hero” by BIG K.R.I.T.


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In tribute of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, London-based artist Ben Turnbull created collages of real-life superheroes—the firemen and policemen of New York—using images of Batman, Spiderman and other comic book characters

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