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Little Hero Capes

Who wouldn't want to be rescued by such an adorable superhero? Credit: Little Hero Capes Look, up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane ... it's your superhero kid in his super adorable Little Hero Cape. Choose from a range of des...Look, up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane ... it's your superhero kid!

Opinion: Muslim Superhero Cartoon Does Not Signal the End of Times

Children's entertainment is fertile ground for political fulminating. Add Islam into the mix, and you've got a recipe for world-class outrage. Today's cause for hysteria? "The 99," a new animated series featuring Muslim superheroes. Based on a com...

Disabled Kids Let Their Imaginations Fly With Wheelchair-Bound Muslim Superhero

Superhero Silver Scorpion has the ability to control metal. Credit: Liquid Comics / AP Your legs were blown off by a land mine. However, you have been granted an extraordinary gift: You can have any superpower you wish. What do you choose? Th...The Silver Scorpion is a Muslim superhero confined to a wheelchair.

Superheroes as Role Models: Today's Heroes Send the Wrong Message to Boys

Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Iron Man 2. Credit: Francois Duhamel, Paramount
Without the cape, Superman was just mild-mannered, clumsy Clark Kent, who could never quite get the girl. By day, Spider-Man was the shy and dorky Peter Parker. A...

Beat It, Bad Guys: Australians Break Superhero Costume World Record

A man and his child dressed as Spider-Man participate in a Guinness World Record attempt for the most number of people dressed in superhero costumes. Credit: Quinn Rooney, Getty Images
Spider-Man, Catwoman, Superman and other superheroes (OK, s...

Never Mind Iron Man: 5 Very Different Superhero Adventures for Kids

It's been a long time since graphic novels were automatically considered the second-class citizens of the bookstore shelves. Critical darlings like Shaun Tan's The Arrival (not to mention adult graphic novels like Maus and Persepolis) have grant...

Dad Creates Edible Superhero Lunches

One Nebraska 5-year-old is the talk of his elementary school cafeteria thanks to the painstaking efforts of his dad, who makes him elaborate lunches in the form of comic-book superheroes. Kai Wilken, 35, of Omaha, spends hours each day th...

What Happened to Saturday Morning?

I remember waking up on Saturday, pouring myself a bowl of cereal and eagerly devouring a wide range of animated goodness. But like so many things in life -- the ability to stay up past 11 p.m., remembering what you were just about to do, my hair -- ...

Painting rooms

Okay, so you're an awesome sort of parent and when your son is born, you paint his nursery with all the Winnie the Pooh characters you hope he'll love. For five years, it's a wonderful room and the envy of toddlers everywhere. But your little one is ...

Shredderman: a hero for regular kids

My six-year-old is obsessed with super heroes. He is also a little bit quirky, and marches to the beat of his own drummer most of the time. He is often frustrated by the very super heroes he loves, because who can possibly live up to Superman's squea...

Fathers 4 Justice will be "household name" in US, says coordinator

Fathers 4 Justice, the father's rights organization in Britain that's become (in)famous for dads protesting in superhero costumes and for flinging purple powder at Tony Blair, has officially thrown in the towel in the UK. The group was thrown for a l...

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