Ironman and other Marvel superheroes say it’s okay to wear hearing aids

  NEW YORK–If anyone can make hearing aids cool for little boys, it’s got to be a Marvel superhero. That’s why Phonak, a major hearing aid manufacturer, has teamed up with Marvel to create the poster shown above. Written by Marvel’s Christos Gage and drawn by Paco Medina, the poster shown above depicts Iron Man,…

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When a little boy won’t wear his hearing aids, a superhero comes to the rescue

SALEM, NH—Meet Blue Ear, the latest Marvel superhero. And, while he has superpowers, Blue Ear also has a hearing loss–until he puts on a special listening device that gives him super-sonic hearing. Blue Ear isn’t the first Marvel character with a hearing loss. Hawkeye, who lost his hearing in a battle with Crossfire in the…

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