Classic superhero comics are the inspiration for this project. The following two comic sites will give you and your students plenty of images and background information.


Marvel Comics
Home of some of the most reflective and melancholy superheroes—Spiderman and the Hulk. Also, base for the X-Men—Wolverine, Nightcrawler, Rogue, and all. Two especially interesting women characters—Storm, who is based on an African goddess and Elektra, a warrior who has had both good and evil manifestations.
http://www.marvel.com/


DC Comics
Here you’ll find that foundation al superhero, Superman as well as the moody Batman, his female companion, Batgirl, and his nemesis, Catwoman. This is also the site to find the Amazon champion, Wonder Woman.
http://www.dc-comics.com/


Museum of Black Superheroes
History and pictures of black superheroes in comics
http://www.blacksuperhero.com/


Lists of Superheroes by Race and Ethnicity
http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Dungeon/2864/Super_Lists.htm
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Multiculturalism in the Comics

http://comicbooks.about.com/library/weekly/aa070799.htm


DO SUPERHEROES REFLECT SOCIETY? (essay)
http://frostbytei.com/jc/3page11.html