Hero Nation

Using Music and Comic Books in the Classroom and in Therapy

#7: The Hero Nation team discusses the healing power of music and comic books in the classroom and in therapy and share a few of their favorite resources. Resources for Educators and Mental Health Professionals: https://www.musictherapy.

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Racebending and Whitewashing: What’s the Difference?

#6: Breck and Sophia discuss the important differences between racebending and whitewashing in comics and the media.

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Biracial and Multiracial Superheroes

#5: Breck and Sophia discuss superheroes of mixed racial and cultural heritage and the importance of celebrating all parts of ourselves and others!

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Captain Marvel: Don’t Try to Fit In… Just Fly

#4: The Hero Nation team discusses Captain Marvel and unpacks some of the controversy surrounding the movie. One thing is for sure though, Breck and Sophia will be first in line to support Carol Danvers and all she stands for!

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Native American Superheroes

#3: Join the Hero Nation team as they discuss Native American superheroes, give pointers on how to avoid cultural appropriation at the next Comic-Con and continue to spread Stan Lee’s message that the world needs heroes and role models in all forms.

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Black Superheroes

#2: Sophia and Breck discuss Milestone Media, Static, Luke Cage and Black Lightning. Listen to how these characters are taking on real life villains like racism, drugs, inequality and the bad costumes of the 70s.

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Muslim Superheroes

#1: Join Breck and Sophia as they discuss the importance of diversity in media and Muslim superheroes like Ms. Marvel, Green Lantern Simon Baz, Monet St. Croix, Wise Son, and Dust!

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