Superheroes! : capes, cowls, and the creation of comic book culture
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Published:
New York : Crown Archetype, c2013.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
304 pages : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Status:
East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Comic/Graphic
741.5 MAS
Description
"Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers: down from the heavens Superman and the Mighty Thor or swinging over rooftops the 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! ased 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 culture in print, on film and television, and in digital media and 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. rawing from more than 50 new interviews conducted expressly for Superheroes! creators from Stan Lee to Grant Morrison, commentators from Michael Chabon to Ju
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385348584, 0385348584

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General Note
Companion volume to the PBS documentary series: Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-297) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Maslon, L., & Kantor, M. (2013). Superheroes!: capes, cowls, and the creation of comic book culture. New York: Crown Archetype.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Maslon, Laurence and Michael Kantor. 2013. Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture. New York: Crown Archetype.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Maslon, Laurence and Michael Kantor, Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture. New York: Crown Archetype, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Maslon, Laurence., and Michael Kantor. Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture. New York: Crown Archetype, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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