Remember why you liked comics in the first place?
Our Comics Empower Project continues!
This time, Jose tells his story:
Growing up was rough.
I was bullied through junior high and high school.
People weren’t as sensitive to it as they are now, so I needed an escape.
Comics provided that perfect medium.
Through the adventures of my favorite heroes – Batman, Superman, and Spider-Man, I was able to enter a world where a scrawny kid like me could actually be a hero.
I felt empowered and still to to this day.
I admit till this day whenever I face a challenge or get nervous about me, I challenge my inner Batman and it gets me through.
I appreciate comics on a whole other level since from as young as I can remember, I draw.
I started by drawing my favorite cartoons and then branched out into drawing my favorite comic books.
I love the art and it continues to inspire me. Comics also represent my connection to my nerd communtiy, one which I’m proud to be a member of. Long live the comic book medium!
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