When the future is uncertain and the old ways no longer secure we seek heroes and salvation. We are in need of heroes, those who will display courage and self-sacrifice for the greater good, heroes who will stand up and stand against that which threatens to diminish and destroy life, heroes who will take a stand and help us stand. Perhaps it has always been. The first Captain America Comic appeared in March 1941. “The first Canadian national superheroes – Nelvana, Johnny Canuck, and Canada Jack– also emerged during the Second World War.” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_comics)
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