War, Politics and Superheroes (Heftet)

Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 342
Forlag: McFarland & Co Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780786447183
Omtale War, Politics and Superheroes
Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and surge in the popularity of comics since the events of September 11, 2001, ensures their continued relevance. This critical text examines the seventy-year history of comic book superheroes on film and in comic books and their reflections of the politics of their time. Superheroes addressed include Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Superman, the Invisible Woman and the X-Men, and topics covered include American wars, conflicts, and public policy.

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