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Superheroes! : capes and crusaders in comics and films

Argues that this is a mistake, that, at their best, superhero comics are a form in which some writers and artists are doing fascinating work, not in spite of their chosen form, but because of it
Print Book, English, 2008
I.B. Tauris, London, 2008
Superhero films
x, 278 pages ; 22 cm
9781845115692, 1845115694
1. Freedom of Power
Some First Thoughts on Superhero Comics
2. Heroism of Jessica Jones
Brian Bendis' Alias as Thick Text
3. Watching the Watchmen
Sharing a World with Superheroes
4. Dark Knights, Team-Mates and Mutants
Sustaining the Superhero Narrative
5. Some Kind of Epic Grandeur
Events and Reboots in the Superhero Universe
6. Gifted and Dangerous
Joss Whedon's Superhero Obsession
7. Superherovision
From Comic to Blockbuster
Includes index Klappentext