Letter from Africa: Mali 'Spiderman' is the superhero of our modern age

In the latest in our series of letters from Africa, Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih says the Malian migrant who scaled a building to save a child in Paris is the kind of superhero the world's migrants need.
As a child growing up reading translated DC and Marvel comics in Sudan, I believed in superheroes - but I didn't understand why none of them looked like me, or had stories that people like me could relate to.
Maybe that's why I decided to become a cartoonist.
All my childhood feelings came to the surface on Tuesday when I stumbled across the viral video showing a man selflessly scaling... read more

 
3 June 2018 in World News, Views: 71
Source: BBC
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