Comics Making A Difference: ACTION HEROES BATTLE MS

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Multiple Sclerosis or (MS) is a chronic, often disabling autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Symptoms may be mild, such as numbness in the limbs, or severe, such as paralysis or loss of vision. The progress, severity, and specific symptoms... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: READING WITH PICTURES

Reading With Pictures
Reading With Pictures does amazing work promoting comics in the classroom.  In short, they get comics into schools and get schools into comics.  RWP is a nonprofit organization that advocates the use of comics in the classroom to promote literacy and improve educational outcomes for all students. They work with academics to develop and... more →
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BOOKS Making A Difference: The Little Free Library

Little Free Library
Here at Comics For Heroes we talk a lot about the positive impact comics can have and the difference they can make in our lives. We talk a lot about kids reading comics, but we haven’t talked about reading in general and how important it is. Whether it is a comic, a book, magazine, newspaper, or a website, the important thing is... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: Batman Crushes Depression

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Editor’s Note:  This was shared with us awhile ago by one of our loyal Twitter followers.  We changed his name to maintain his anonymity.  You all sharing your stories about the difference comics have made in your lives is a big part of the reason we do this.  – Brian   We all need an escape when the world around... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: Nistar Fights Cancer

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Thousands of children are diagnosed with cancer every day.  Shira Frimer, an art therapist, drew on her own and very personal encounter with cancer to create Nistar.  Frimer wrote Nistar is a comic to inspire young cancer patients and other children suffering from disease.  Her inspiration was her husband, who passed away a few... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: Dyslexia and Comics 4 Change

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When it comes to Comics For Heroes, there are few things which are as great as seeing a teenager actively spreading the joy of comics and trying to make a difference.  Deana Neuman is a seventh grader and she knows what iit s like to struggle with words.  She is dyslexic and finds that the pictures in comic books convey stories... more →
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