The Importance of Foster Parenting in BATMAN and SUPERMAN

Foster parenting is a prevalent theme in comic books mainly because children have needed a father figure to look up to, especially when they did not have one. Due to this, characters like Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent have very good examples of foster parents. It can be argued that Alfred Pennyworth and the Kents are a key reason as to why their children became such powerful and morally good heroes. This article will explore those relationships and the impact it has on their actions.