Madaya Mom –

mayadamomby A. David Lewis
12 October 2016

“Real Life Superheroes: Marvel’s Newest Comic About a Syrian Mom, Struggling to Survive”
(Originally titled, “The Power of Comics to Educate, Humanize, and Deceive”)


These comics are fulfilling the promise of their medium, doing a service in the name of awareness-raising for Syria.

But are they doing the wrong service? Is Madaya Mom doing a service for its subject or for its audience?

View the entire Madaya Mom comic here.

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