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Working-class comic book heroes : class conflict and populist politics in comics

Author: Marc Di Paolo
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book to tackle the blue-collar hero and working-class creators.
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Working-class comic book heroes.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
(DLC) 2017048412
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Di Paolo
ISBN: 9781496816689 1496816684
OCLC Number: 1006528256
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 257 pages)
Contents: Cover; WORKING-CLASS COMIC BOOK HEROES; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction Cultivating Empathy: The Subversive Potential of Populist Comic Books; PART I. REPRESENTATIONS OF CLASS AND POPULISM IN HORROR AND SCIENCE FICTION COMICS; Past Lives Memory and the Meaning of Work in The Walking Dead; You Can Be Whatever the Hell You Want Heroism and the Female Working Class in Preacher; Alan Moore and Anarchist Praxis in Form Bibliography, Remediation, and Aesthetic Form in V for Vendetta and Black Dossier Truth, Justice, and the Socialist Way? The Politics of Grant Morrison's SupermanPART II. MARVEL COMICS, NETFLIX, AND THE WORKING-CLASS SUPERHERO; From the Streets to the Swamp Luke Cage, Man-Thing, and the 1970s Class Issues of Marvel Comics; "It's Just Us Here" Daredevil and the Trauma of Big Power; Jack Kirby The Not-So-Secret Identity of the Thing; Marvel's Shamrock Haunted Heroine, Working Woman, Guardian of the Galaxy; The Working-Class PI (AKA Jessica Jones) Alias as a Narrative of Quiet Desperation; About the Contributors; Index
Responsibility: edited by Marc DiPaolo.

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In comic books, superhero stories often depict working-class characters who struggle to make ends meet, lead fulfilling lives, and remain faithful to themselves and their own personal code of ethics.  Read more...

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"It's a bird, a plane, a flying bullet . . . no, it's the working class who achieve the impossible and vanquish the bad guys. Under Marc DiPaolo's masterful direction, his scholarly super team of ten Read more...

 
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