Comic Book Villains:
How the Bad Guys Teach Us Morality

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Educational and fun program to teach boys and girls about morality through the actions of DC and Marvel Comics’ biggest and baddest villains. Boys and girls will identify immoral behaviors of their favorite villains and learn important life lessons about the ethical or unethical choices we have as humans and how they effect others.

Objective:

  • Model the stark contrast between good and evil and how morality is so important in decision making

  • Identify the difference in the purpose and motives of superheroes and villains

  • Visually analyze the bad behavior of villains in selected movie or TV scenes
    Listen to the plot of an episode, “The Man Who Murdered Time”, from a vintage radio show which will be used in an acting skit where participants develop their own unique solution to the problem presented between the hero and villain 

  • Build acting skits to practice conflict resolution that actively fights against evil

Slideshow with movie scenes and group discussion, retro skits with props modeled after a 1930’s radio show crime fighter, The Shadow. 90 minutes.