Law Enforcement

heroes

heroes

heroes

by Brandon Soderberg


The drawings included here were made when I was in the third and fourth grade. I kept them in a binder with “heros” written on the front cover. I drew close to 50 of these guys (of course, they were all guys); by the pool, secretly in my binder in school, at night instead of homework. They're superhero drawings no doubt—complete with some '90s comics-style musculature—but they're also loving parodies. Maybe I'd already grasped why worship and do-gooders and all the rest is well, questionable.

My sense of what a “hero” is has...

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