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In this intriguing comic keynote, speaker Robin Rosenberg discusses what it means to be a superhero and how people relate to these super human characters. Rosenberg also discusses what a super villain is and why people need them.
Rosenberg begins by talking about the desire that many superhero characters have to be normal. She uses X-Men as an example. She talks about how these characters want acceptance and hide who they really are from the world. Rosenberg says that many people are afraid to just be themselves and try to blend in with their peers. People, like superheroes, hide their differences out of fear of rejection. Rosenberg says that superheroes teach people to accept and embrace their differences.
Psychologist Robin Rosenberg breaks down all the ways that superheroes reflect real people, and discusses what they can teach people.