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Superheroes! : capes, cowls, and the creation of comic book culture

Author: Laurence Maslon; Michael Kantor
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers.
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Genre/Form: History
Graphic novels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Maslon; Michael Kantor
ISBN: 0385348584 9780385348584
OCLC Number: 825046443
Notes: Companion volume to the PBS documentary series: Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Truth, justice, and the American Way (1938-1954) --
pt. 2. Great power, great responsibility (1955-1987) --
pt. 3. A hero can be anyone (1988-2013).
Other Titles: Super heroes!
Superheroes (Television program)
Responsibility: Laurence Maslon ; based on a documentary film by Michael Kantor.

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Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers.

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