On March 1st, Marvel Comics editor Sana Amanat participated in the 5th TEDxTeen conference hosted by the We Are Family Foundation. Amanat, the editor on Ms. Marvel, Elektra, New Warriors and Captain Marvel, did a talk entitled Myths, Misfits & Masks.
Amanat said about the event, "Speaking at TEDxTeen was one of the highlights of my career. Not only because I was amidst such incredible individuals, but also I could finally share with the world how empowering and inspiring Super Hero stories can be."
Her speech addressed how societal constructs and stereotypes can impact the self-perception and self-worth of individuals—in particular teens & adolescents who may be the most impressionable and how positive storytelling of people who are different such as Spider-Man and Ms. Marvel can manage those expectations of our identities.
To go with the speech Marvel has put out this special offer:
To celebrate Amanat's presentation, Marvel is proud to offer an exclusive FREE digital collection, All-New Marvel Now! Teen Heroes! Head to marvel.com/tedx, add the All-New Marvel Now! Teen Heroes collection to your cart and use the provided promo code TEEN to get your FREE digital collection that includes Ms. Marvel #1, All-New X-Men #1, New Warriors #1 and Nova #1 to read in the Marvel Comics App (offer ends 3/31 11PM EST).