See covers: Boy turned into superhero

Published On: Feb 25 2013 10:25:20 AM PST   Updated On: Feb 25 2013 10:34:59 AM PST
The Blue Ear

A hearing-impaired 5-year-old boy has been made an honorary Avenger by Marvel Comics. Avenger Blue Ear, inspired by Anthony Smith, has a blue earpiece that gives him the power to hear a pin drop from the other side of a state.