The first comic book with an all-Native American superhero team returns
Comic books may be meant for kids, but they’re not child’s play. So says Jon Proudstar, creator of Tribal Force – the first comic book to feature an all-Native American superhero team.
Time spent counseling child-abuse victims and violent youth offenders – often from the Pascua Yaqui and Tohono O’odham reservations near his Tucson, Ariz., home – taught Proudstar the value of cultural awareness. He didn’t learn about his own Yaqui heritage until his maternal grandmother told him when he was 5.