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Title The comics of Joss Whedon [electronic resource]: critical essays / edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel.
Published Jefferson, Noth Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2015.
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 Electronic Book  PN6727.W445 Z44 2015eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 247 pages) : illustrations
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface. Buffy Comics. The Origin of a Superhero: Sacrifice, Choice and the Significance of Merrick in Buffy's Journey / Joel Hawkes -- Buffy Is in Bed with a Woman? Problematic and Perfect Gay and Lesbian Representation / Lisa Gomez -- Separate Worlds or One? Canonicity, Medium and Authorship / David Kociemba and Mary Ellen Iatropoulos -- Angel and Spike Comics. "Live in the Lie for a While": Closure in Angel: After the Fall / Thomas Johnson -- The Trouble with Spike: An Examination of William the Bloody's Problematic Progression / Bryant Dillon -- Tales of the Slayers. "So I Wear Pearls": Exploring Gender in Tales of the Slayers / Traci J. Cohen -- "There Will Be Others Like Me": The Legacy of Otherness in Tales of the Slayers / Kristi Pope Key -- : Firefly. Do Serenity Comics Forecast Our Pedagogies of Identity Construction? / Thalia M. Mulvihill and Christina L. Blanch -- Dollhouse. Mind-Body Dualism vs Materialism: Personal Identity in Dollhouse: Epitaphs / S. Evan Kreider -- Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: Joss Whedon, Alan Moore and the Whole Horrible Future / Tracy S. Morris -- Marvel's Runaways. Dancing in the Sky: The Value of Love in Runaways / Don Tresca -- Marvel's X-Men. Embracing Goodness (and Colorful Costumes) amid a World of Gray / Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Cesar Alfonso Marino -- River Is Wolverine: Whedon Performs a Sex-Change / Melissa C. Johnson -- Whedon's Other Comics. The Heroine's Journey from Fray to Wonder Woman / Valerie Estelle Frankel -- Comic-Con, Consumerism and Chaos: Reflecting the Fans in Last Angel in Hell, Stan Lee Meets the Amazing Spider-Man and Sugarshock! / Valerie Estelle Frankel -- The Avengers, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the MCU. Authorship Assembled: Joss Whedon as Promotional Auteur in Marvel's The Avengers / Leora Hadas -- Whedon's Women and the Law: Parallels from Slayers to S.H.I.E.L.D. / Gail D. Rosen -- A Guide to Buffyverse Comics.
Note Print version record.
Subject Whedon, Joss, 1964- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Related Names Frankel, Valerie Estelle, 1980- editor.
Related To Print version: The comics of Joss Whedon :. . Comics of Joss Whedon 9780786498857 (DLC) 2015019744
ISBN 9781476621937 (electronic bk.)
1476621934 (electronic bk.)