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White scripts and black supermen : black masculinities in comic books

Author: Jonathan Gayles
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 2012.
Series: Black studies in video
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A valuable and colorful examination of 40 years of changing representations of Black masculinity in a significant area of popular culture - comic books. This genre's reach and impact extended into other forms of cultural production such as movies and animated TV series.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Streaming videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Gayles
OCLC Number: 904557932
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 9, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (54 min.).
Contents: Black Masculinity in Comics (2:52); Shaft vs. Sidney Poitier (2:00); Burden of Hyper-Masculinity (2:41); "Lobo" Rejected (2:45); Black Panther (5:41); Falcon Debuts (3:13); (Black) Green Lantern (8:13); Luke Cage (10:02); Worst Black Superhero? (4:46); Black Lightning (7:21); Credits: White Scripts and Black Supermen (3:44);
Series Title: Black studies in video
Responsibility: directed by Jonathan Gayles.

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A valuable and colorful examination of 40 years of changing representations of Black masculinity in a significant area of popular culture - comic books. This genre's reach and impact extended into other forms of cultural production such as movies and animated TV series.

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