Based on the three-part PBS documentary series Superheroes, this companion volume chronicles the never-ending battle of the comic book industry, its greatest creators, and its greatest creations. Covering the effect of superheroes on American culture—in print, on film and television, and in digital media—and the effect of American culture on its superheroes, Superheroes: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture appeals to readers of all ages, from the casual observer of the phenomenon to the most exacting fan of the genre.
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Drawing from more than 50 new interviews conducted expressly for Superheroes! Featuring more than full-color comic book panels, covers, sketches, photographs of both essential and rare artwork, Superheroes is the definitive story of this powerful presence in pop culture. Daredevil: Born Again.
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Frank Miller. Collects Daredevil Grant Morrison. They are on our movie and television screens, in our videogames and in our dreams.
But what are they trying to tell us? For Grant Morrison, one of the most acclaimed writers in the world of comics, these heroes are powerful archetypes who reflect and predict the course of human existence: Through them we tell the story of ourselves. In this exhilarating work of a lifetime, Morrison draws on art, archetypes, and his own astonishing journeys through this shadow universe to provide the first true history of our great modern myth: the superhero. Now with a new Afterword.
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X-Men: Days of Future Past. Well maybe, if I were Sheldon and his cronies and took very good care of them, but for me they were there to read and that I did, many times over. It is sad but as I was told years ago, always get it in writing. Back in their day it was a handshake deal, these days everything should be in writing or yes, you could lose out big time on what should be rightfully yours.
Loved the post, really brought back some great memories so thank you for that! Not sure I want to read the book as it will probably kill the thrill I got reading those comics so many years ago, but might also learn something in the end. Get the Stitcher App Take your podcasts on-the-go! Download The Free App.
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