Superpowers Most People Don't Know Deadpool Has
"Everybody knows Deadpool has a mutant healing factor. That's kind of his thing. It's no secret that he's aware he's a fictional character, either — breaking the fourth wall is what set Deadpool apart from all those other grizzled, bulky, pouch-wearing '90s tough guys, and made him into the wise-cracking antihero he is today. But the Marvel Universe is lousy with mutants that can heal themselves — besides Deadpool there's Wolverine, Sabretooth, Mystique, and X-23, just to name a few — and Wade Wilson needed more if he was ever going to get ahead. Thankfully, Deadpool has plenty of other tricks up his sleeve. Here are a few...
Master of disguise | 0:31
Teleportation | 1:22
Hard to get drunk | 2:00
Superhuman strength | 2:52
Cursed to be immortal | 3:59
Resistant to psychic attacks | 4:48 "
Comic Book Fans Create Community at 'Awesome Con' - Text + Audio + Video - 29 June 2016
"Fans of superheroes and other parts of nerdy culture come together once a year in Washington, DC at an event called 'Awesome Con.'
Together, they celebrate their shared interests in different non-traditional types of media." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
The Hero's Journey by Iskander Krayenbosch
"The Hero’s Journey | Is my graduation project for the University HKU | Image and Media Technology .
Since the beginning of time people are fascinated by stories of hero’s. But did you know there is a fundamental structure that's lies beneath all these tales of fantasy. Joseph Campbell, a famous mythologist, was the first to discover similarities within all ancient myths. He called it the Monomyth. According to him there are 17 stages in which every hero has to walk through one way or the other. In the hero’s journey 12 of these stages are visualized by using iconic blockbuster movies that follow the same structure of storytelling."
TALK2US: Superheroes! - VIDEO
"Jonathan talks with callers about superheroes and tall tales."
Mickey Mouse - Haunted House (1929) - Diaporama (ppt) pour permettre une prise de parole guidée. Proposé en fin d'année de sixième à orientation européenne. Créé par Murielle Pennetier
(Ac. Orléans-Tours) Objectif principal:réactivation du présent -be-ing Pré-requis:
An antihero of one's own - Tim Adams
"How can an antihero teach us about the heroic - and sometimes, the unheroic - characteristics that shape a story's protagonist?
From jealousy to self-doubt, Tim Adams challenges us to consider how antiheroes reflect the very mortal weaknesses that can be found within all of us."
(YouTube) View full lesson (ed.ted.com)
Once Upon A Time The Super Heroes (1 of 10)
"This is a documentary made in 2002 about the creation and evolution of comic book superheroes (with a greater leaning towards Marvel comics.)
It shows us superheroes such as Batman, Superman, The Flash, The X-Men, Captain America, Silver Surfer, The Fantastic Four, Hulk, Daredevil; with more of a focus on Spider-Man because of the movie released at the time.
The documentary features the creators, writers & artists behind the superheroes such as..."
Holding Out For A Hero by Bonnie Tyler "I need a hero
I'm holding out for a hero till the end of the night
he's gotta be strong and he's gotta be fast
and gotta be fresh from the fight" (lyrics007.com)
What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler
"What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes?
And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes?
Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that make or break a hero." (YouTube)
Superman 75th Anniversary Animated Short
"This short follows Superman through the years, from his first appearance on the cover of Action Comics #1 to Henry Cavill in this year's Man of Steel...
all in two minutes!" (YouTube)
Superhero High story - Video + Activity
"Some superheroes need to go to school to learn special skills. Read and listen to a story about a school for superheroes." (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)
Could you be a real-life superhero? - 13 July 2013
"Two real-life 'superheroes' from Seattle are in London, offering advice on how to keep the city's streets 'clean' rather than 'mean'.
Phoenix Jones and Purple Reign, who see their work like that of special constables, are in the UK for a symposium for people with 'superpowers'.
They spoke to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about what made them want to take action against criminal activity." (BBC)
The Hero's Journey(YouTube)
"Fafa and Mario of Glove and Boots discuss Joseph Campbell's "Monomyth" theory that all great stories include the same elements.
They also act out some well-known examples of iconic characters in their own wacky way."(Neatorama)
Real Life Superheroes in the news
"WPIX 10 o'clock news did a story on Real Life Superheroes.
Featuring real life superheroes Dark Guardian, Life, and Phantom Zero.
Real Life Superheroes fight crime and help those in need..." (YouTube)
Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Meavec une BD animée très bien réalisée, intéressante pour les interjections par exemple (dailymotion.com) + the LYRICS "If you believe in the power of magic,
It's all a fantasy
So if you need to believe in someone,
Just pretend it's me" (lyricsfreak.com)
Comics (Los Angeles, CA) - a VIDEO - "A great selection of comics, toys, baby clothes and even
a godzilla case!" (YouTube)