See covers: Boy turned into superhero

POSTED: 10:25 AM PST Feb 25, 2013    UPDATED: 10:34 AM PST Feb 25, 2013 
The Blue Ear

A hearing-impaired 5-year-old boy has been made an honorary Avenger by Marvel Comics. Avenger Blue Ear, inspired by Anthony Smith, has a blue earpiece that gives him the power to hear a pin drop from the other side of a state.