See covers: Boy turned into superhero

Published: Feb 25 2013 01:25:20 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 25 2013 01:34:59 PM EST

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.

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One cover features a younger Anthony and his buddy Hawkeye ready to fight crime.

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