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Title The superhero reader / edited by Charles Hatfield, Jeet Heer, and Kent Worcester.
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013]
©2013
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 Floor4  PN6710 .S87 2013    DUE 06-09-15
  
Description xxii, 319 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Comics predecessors / Peter Coogan -- Men of tomorrow / Gerard Jones -- Gladiator / Philip Wylie -- The great comic book heroes / Jules Feiffer -- The comics and the super state / Walter Ong -- The Superman conceit / Fredric Wertham -- The great women superheroes / Trina Robbins -- Fandom and authorship / Will Brooker -- Literary formulas / John G. Cawelti -- Crowds of superheroes / Robert Jewett and John Shelton Lawrence -- The epic hero and pop culture / Roger B. Rollin -- Masked heroes / Richard Reynolds -- The revisionary superhero narrative / Geoff Klock -- Jack Kirby and the Marvel aesthetic / Charles Hatfield -- Navigating infinite Earths / Karin Kukkonen -- A song of the urban superhero / Scott Bukatman -- Wonder Woman / Gloria Steinem -- Invisible Girl / Lillian Robinson -- Love will bring you to your gift / Jennifer Stuller -- Batman, deviance and camp / Andy Medhurst -- Color them black / Adilifu Nama -- Comic book masculinity / Jeffrey Brown -- The punisher as revisionist superhero western / Lorrie Palmer -- Death-defying heroes / Henry Jenkins -- List of conrtibutors -- Index.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Superheroes in literature.
Superheroes.
Related Names Hatfield, Charles, 1965- editor.
Heer, Jeet, editor.
Worcester, Kent, 1959- editor.
Related To Online version: Superhero reader Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013 9781617038037 (DLC) 2013004478
ISBN 9781617038020 (cloth : alk. paper)
1617038024 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781617038068 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1617038067 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781617038037 (ebook)
Standard # 40022523919
OCLC number 815383697