Who is your hero? Is she strong? Is he kind? Are they brave? A hero can do and be many amazing things, even without super powers.
Afro Supa® Hero follows one boy, from childhood to adulthood, as he searched for his own heroes and created his own identity.
Jon Daniel grew up in south west London in the 1960s and '70s. Looking back at his childhood he sees himself as a typical British-born, first generation child of Caribbean parents - a young boy trying to find his place within a culture he couldn't always relate to. Looking beyond the country he knew, and the positive role models and messages he found within his own family, he found a new and exciting world in the United States of America.
Afro Supa® Hero follows Jon's journey of self discovery through his collection of toys, comic books and memorabilia. These objects collected as an adult reflect Jon's childhood and youth and embody the people he looked up to and the things he most identified with. Each object reflects a Person, place or time that influenced him and helped him to begin to accept the many parts of his identity.
Format: Paperback, 97 pages
Dimensions: 10.4 x 14.9 x 0.7cm
Publisher: © Jon Daniel.