Hey Comic Book Writers! Stop “Curing” Our Disabled Heroes!

Pop Culture Uncovered

Over the years, there have been many comic book heroes who are/have been disabled.  Here’s the thing, though: as we all know, what dies in comic books (even if it’s the use of a body part), doesn’t always stay “dead”, and it pisses me right off.  Let me give you some examples.

Charles Xavier / Professor X


Who DOESN’T know about Professor X???  Through the use of his superior intellect, political pull, skills as a tactician (and of course his mutant power of telepathy), Professor X strove for the rights of all mutantkind, and the inclusion of mutants into the world of humanity.

The founder & leader of the X-Men, and one of the most brilliant minds in the Marvel Universe; Professor Charles Francis Xavier lost the use of his legs when the alien known as “Lucifer” dropped a huge stone block on him.  Since that time, the…

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