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Superheroes! Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture. von Maslon, Laurence (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 01.10.2013
  • Verlag: Crown Publishing Group
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Superheroes!

Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, the X-Men, Watchmen, and more: the companion volume to the PBS documentary series of the same name that tells the story of the superhero in American popular culture. Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers: down from the heavensSuperman and the Mighty Thoror swinging over rooftopsthe Batman and Spider-Man, star-spangled, like Captain America and Wonder Woman, or clad in darkness, like the Shadow and Spawn, facing down super-villains on their own, like the Flash and the Punisher or gathered together in a team of champions, like the Avengers and the X-Men! Based on the three-part PBS documentary series Superheroes, this companion volume chronicles the never-ending battle of the comic book industry, its greatest creators, and its greatest creations. Covering the effect of superheroes on American culturein print, on film and television, and in digital mediaand the effect of American culture on its superheroes, Superheroes: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture appeals to readers of all ages, from the casual observer of the phenomenon to the most exacting fan of the genre. Drawing from more than 50 new interviews conducted expressly for Superheroes!creators from Stan Lee to Grant Morrison, commentators from Michael Chabon to Jules Feiffer, actors from Adam West to Lynda Carter, and filmmakers such as Zach Snyderthis is an up-to-the-minute narrative history of the superhero, from the comic strip adventurers of the Great Depression, up to the blockbuster CGI movie superstars of the 21st Century. Featuring more than 500 full-color comic book panels, covers, sketches, photographs of both essential and rare artwork, Superheroes is the definitive story of this powerful presence in pop culture.From the Hardcover edition.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 01.10.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780385348591
    Verlag: Crown Publishing Group
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