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Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 243 Seiten
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"The topics discussed include the ways Nazi Germany was represented in Captain America Comics from the 1940s to the 1960s; the creation of Captain America in the Jewish American experience; the relationship between Captain America and Captain Britain; the partnership between Captain America and The Falcon; and various attempts to kill Captain America before his "real" death"--Provided by publisher.

Autorentext

Robert G. Weiner is humanities librarian at Texas Tech University. His works have been published in the following journals: Journal of Popular Culture, Public Library Quarterly, Journal of American Culture and Popular Music and Society. He lives in Lubbock.

Klappentext

For more than 60 years, Captain America was one of Marvel Comics' flagship characters, representing truth, strength, liberty, and justice. The assassination of his alter ego, Steve Rogers, rocked the comic world, leaving numerous questions about his life and death.

This book discusses topics including the representation of Nazi Germany in Captain America Comics from the 1940s to the 1960s; the creation of Captain America in light of the Jewish American experience; the relationship between Captain America and UK Marvel's Captain Britain; the groundbreaking partnership between Captain America and African American superhero the Falcon; and the attempts made to kill the character before his "real" death.



Zusammenfassung
Captain America served as an iconic figure in popular culture, and one of Marvel Comics' flagship characters. He represented everything good and positive about the classic American ideal. This book discusses topics that include the ways in which Nazi Germany was represented in Captain America Comics from the 1940s to his resurrection in the 1960s.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero
Untertitel: Critical Essays
Editor:
EAN: 9780786437030
ISBN: 978-0-7864-3703-0
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: McFarland & Co Inc
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 243
Gewicht: 454g
Größe: H254mm x B178mm
Jahr: 2009
Auflage: New.

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