Super Heroes

Here is a study of this superhuman creation, revealed as a proliferating symbol whose dimensions over sixty years of comic book history have been rendered to satisfy the demands and expectations of the popular audience.

Super Heroes

The popular figure known as the superhero has exerted such a strong and mushrooming influence upon society, morality, and politics that a mythology now pervades our culture. This phenomenon, begun in the 1930s, had its roots in comic books. In recent times the extremely successful movies about Superman and Batman have made these two individual superheroes, created by the comic book muse, as familiar worldwide as any characters ever created. Here is a study of this superhuman creation, revealed as a proliferating symbol whose dimensions over sixty years of comic book history have been rendered to satisfy the demands and expectations of the popular audience. This fascinating book shows how the superhero has become a vivid figure in the mainstream of modern culture.

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Super Heroes
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: Richard Reynolds
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

The popular figure known as the superhero has exerted such a strong and mushrooming influence upon society, morality, and politics that a mythology now pervades our culture. This phenomenon, begun in the 1930s, had its roots in comic books. In recent times the extremely successful movies about Superman and Batman
Real Life Super Heroes
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Nadia Fezzani
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-16 - Publisher: Dundurn

An in-depth look at the men and women who call themselves "Real Life Super Heroes." Dressed like heroes from comic books and action movies, Real Life Super Heroes are out there. They dress up at night, fight crime, save people, and some of them even have secret identities. Are they
DC Super Heroes Origami
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: John Montroll
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Capstone

"Provides instructions and diagrams for folding origami models of characters, objects, and symbols related to Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Justice League"--
Marvel Super Heroes
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Marvel Comics
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-27 - Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

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LEGO DC Super Heroes Character Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: DK
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

This awesome LEGO book features all your favourite LEGO DC ComicsTM Super Heroes minifigures, including LEGO Batman, LEGO Superman and all their friends and foes. Plus the book comes with an exclusive LEGO Batman minifigure! Be wowed by incredible facts and figures about all the characters from the LEGO DC