A North Texas Teacher Wanted a Superhero His Latino Students Could Relate to, so He Created One

A North Texas Teacher Wanted a Superhero His Latino Students Could Relate to, so He Created One

hector-rodriguez-profile-comic-books-texasA group of migrants have been driven into the desert, locked in the back of an eighteen-wheeler, and left for dead. The air inside the truck starts to run out. They begin to panic. A baby stops breathing. A nurse desperately tries CPR, but she’s running out of time. Then a mysterious man rips the metal door apart with his bare hands, and everyone is saved. The migrants call him a hero, but he answers, in Spanish, that the only hero is the nurse who helps the baby start breathing again. The same man brushes off a hail of bullets while preventing a cartel bloodbath in Nuevo Laredo. He even fights La Lechuza, the legendary creature of Tejano folklore whose leathery wings and razor-sharp claws…View Original Post

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