With substance abuse and violence problems at younger and younger ages, there is no reason that children should learn about things that are not realistic. There might be children with mental health problems that don't know the different between a comic and reality. Children would be best to just learn about things the way that they are.
Children thrive on creativity and comics allow them to experience escapism and personal identification that they could not find elsewhere. Children do understand the concept of reality, they do not watch Tom and Jerry and think that when a piano falls on you, you are a pancake for 3 minutes.
No, comics are not bad for children because they are unrealistic. Children will have a lot of time to live in the real world when they grow up. Comics are fun to read and entertaining and are something that children should enjoy. The comics that children read do not need to be realistic.
No, comics are not necessarily bad for children because they are unrealistic. Kids are exposed to unrealistic stories and images every day. We often choose to surround them with such things, believing it is educational. My kids have even been tested at school for their ability to read "nonsense words." Comics entertain children, promote the idea of helping others and "saving the world" and give the kids something to aspire toward, knowing they will never be like the superheroes in the comics.
Marvel is responsible for creating the popular Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and many other recognizable characters, while DC Comics cast includes the famous Batman and Superman. A popular form of entertainment for decades, comics have expanded to include action figures, advertising appearances, a number of movies and much more.