The American Superhero: Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History

by
Richard A. Hallauthor

Richard A. Hall, PhD, is adjunct professor of history at Texas A&M International University, in Laredo, Texas.

The American Superhero: Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History

20190228

Greenwood

Pages 400
Topics Popular Culture;The Arts: American Literature;9/11 and Society's Need for Superheroes;American Identity in the 1940s and 1950s;Batman, Superman, and Black Panther;Comic Books;DC Comics;Deadpool and Other Humorous Superheroes;Female Superheroes;Lee, Stan;Marvel Studios;Minority Superheroes;Nonconformity in the 1960s

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The American Superhero: Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History

Author(s): Hall, Richard;
Contributors: Hall, Richard;
Abstract:

This compilation of essential information on 100 superheroes from comic book issues, various print and online references, and scholarly analyses provides readers all of the relevant material on superheroes in one place.


• Examines in detail how superheroes and superheroines have appeared in comics and other media over the decades

• Shows how superheroes and superheroines have reflected the hopes, fears, and values of American society at any given period

• Provides scholarly material that gives readers additional important historical context in five essays

• Ensures that diverse and obscure superheroes and superheroines are given equal coverage

SortTitle: american superhero: encyclopedia of caped crusaders in history
Keyword(s): Popular Culture; The Arts: American Literature; 9/11 and Society's Need for Superheroes; American Identity in the 1940s and 1950s; Batman, Superman, and Black Panther; Comic Books; DC Comics; Deadpool and Other Humorous Superheroes; Female Superheroes; Lee, Stan; Marvel Studios; Minority Superheroes; Nonconformity in the 1960s
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Richard A. Hallauthor

Richard A. Hall, PhD, is adjunct professor of history at Texas A&M International University, in Laredo, Texas.

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Print ISBN-13: 9781440861239
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 400
Publication Date: 20190228

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