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7 Culturally Relevant Super Heroes

By Steven Romano Aug 6, 2013

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Last week the Associated Press reported that Pakistan’s Geo TV network would be airing a new, animated super hero series entitled Burka Avenger: The story of a burka-donning, skillful super heroine combating villains who seek to threaten her and the students of her school. It’s a sign of the times to be sure, but Burka Avenger is hardly the first to bring down the walls of adversity. Check out these seven culturally relevant super heroes that left an indelible mark on pop culture!

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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