Puerto Rico’s awesome super hero!! A woman ….
Artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez has designed a comic book character who combines superpowers and activism on the troubled island, Alan Yuhas reports for London’s Guardian.
Tides are rising and a hurricane is due. Crime is growing, families are fleeing and hundreds of thousands are out of work. At best, they are forced to follow men and women who cannot even agree to fight a virus that harms infants. At worst, their leaders are corrupt.
More than 1,600 miles from the island of Puerto Rico, Marisol Rios De La Luz is at Columbia University, with a long commute from Williamsburg. She majors in environmental studies and has an interest in activism. She recently visited family back in Puerto Rico, where a Taino goddess, Atabey, and her twin sons granted her superpowers over flight and weather.
Marisol doesn’t exist, but her creator hopes her story could do something to resolve the…
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