mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

Brookline Patch Column: Up in the Sky! Superheroes!

As folks know, I'm a big fan of comic books and superheroes (two separate things: one is a medium for storytelling, and the other is a genre). It's a fandom I'm hoping to pass along to Muffin and Squeaker, although I've not always been sure of the best way to do it.

Recently, our friend Shanna asked gnomi and me how we go about explaining the "bad guys" to Muffin and Squeaker when we talk about superheroes, and this prompted me to craft my current The Brookline Parent column on the topic of superheroes in general.

So in today's The Brookline Parent column for Brookline Patch, I talk a little bit about how my own love of superheroes developed and how I'm hoping to inculcate the same in the kids.

Go read Up in the Sky! Superheroes! If nothing else, you'll see a picture of Muffin holding her favorite book and in her superhero disguise.

Tags: brookline, comics, family, patch

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