The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books

The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books

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qThis volume details how the workings of the superhero comics industry and the conventions of the medium have developed a culture like that of traditional epic storytelling. By revealing how contemporary superhero comics connect traditional aesthetics and postmodern theories, this work explains why the superhero comic book flourishes in the qnew traditionalq shape of the digital ageq--Provided by, who do not engage in self-conscious review of what they do (not because they consider it unworthy but because they never ... as a spokesperson he was often pushed into describing Marvel like a brand, new and different from DC comic books, in order to gain traction ... Like most of comic book creators working in a traditional environment but living in a society with a literate worldview, Lee would feelanbsp;...

Title:The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books
Author:Terrence R. Wandtke
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-06-08


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