Superhero Delivery

September 2007
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;9/14/2007, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p2
The article focuses on the release of the 41-cent stamp from the U.S. Postal Service which features superhero Spider-Man. The stamp is part of a 20-stamp set of Marvel Comics superheroes which also includes Captain America and Spider-Woman. According to Dan Buckley of Marvel Entertainment, the stamps prove that superheroes are part of life in the U.S.


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