With my son everything is superheroes. Batman, Green Lantern, JLA, The Avengers, X-Men, I can go on and on.. But my little girl right be Christmas time she asked me if there were any girl heroes? Told her yes there are many of them! Then she answered back with a question.. Where?!
That’s when my hunting spree for superhero girl action figures. It took sometime, but I managed to find a bunch of them. Catwoman, Dove, She Hulk, Black Widow, Spirder-woman, Supergirl, God at least 5 different X-Men figures.
To help her along, I also got her a few comics to show her this Superhero World.
“Oh! How cute! You’re Snow White!” I exclaimed over the blue-and-yellow-clad puffy-sleeved curly-haired moppet standing in front of me. Her face was orange and sticky with Tootsie Roll Pop, but she beamed, suitably princess-like, as I oohed and ahhed over her costume.
Thanks to some perverse karmic glitch, I was once scheduled to work Halloween night at a retail store in the local shopping mall, and that particular mall promoted safe celebration of the holiday by offering candy to all the little tykes who come trekking by in costume begging for their requisite tricks-or-treats. So there I stood behind my counter, watching as throngs of small children descended upon the store like a plague of locusts, eager for a sugar fix. Little boys streamed in dressed as Batman, Superman, Spiderman, Iron Man, and all sorts of other heroic superheroes sporting the suffix “–man” who embark on deeds of daring and…
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