Ý Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture ✓ This is a beautiful book although I could have done without the exclamation mark Produced to accompany the superb three part PBS documentary, it divides itself up into sensible and informative bite size chunks and covers the development of exclusively super hero comics from WWII to 9 11 The text is fine, and while making occasional value judgements is mostly impartial and non controversial, even when dealing with comics laughably incompetent attempts to deal sensibly with death, romance, politics, female characters, or gay characters, the latter three either excruciatingly, patronisingly right on or embarrassingly ignorant or reactionary As post Silver Age comic book creators and some of their readers clearly don t get out much, they are at their brilliant best when dealing with theimaginative and fantastic aspects of the super her Batman, Spider Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, The Avengers, The X Men, Watchmen, And The Companion Volume To The PBS Documentary Series Of The Same Name That Tells The Story Of The Superhero In American Popular Culture 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 Trailer Ú Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture PDF by É Laurence Maslon 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 Based 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 Drawing From ThanNew Interviews Conducted Expressly For Superheroescreators From Stan Lee To Grant Morrison, Commentators From Michael Chabon To Jules Feiffer, Actors From Adam West To Lynda Carter, And Filmmakers Such As Zach Snyder This Is An Up To The Minute Narrative History Of The Superhero, From The Comic Strip Adventurers Of The Great Depression, Up To The Blockbuster CGI Movie Superstars Of The St Century Featuring ThanFull Color Comic Book Panels, Covers, Sketches, Photographs Of Both Essential And Rare Artwork, Superheroes Is The Definitive Story Of This Powerful Presence In Pop Culture BONUS FEATURE Exclusive First Hand Commentary From Some Of The Greatest Creators In Comic Book History, From Golden Age Artists And Writers Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Stan Lee To The Superstars Of The Silver Age Neal Adams, Jim Steranko, Denny O Neil All The Way Up To The Movers And Shakers Of The St Century Todd McFarlane, Joe Quesada Plus Luminaries Such As Adam West, Jules Feiffer And Michael Chabon Selected Interviews From Superheroes A Never Ending Battle Courtesy Of Ghost Light Films,Ghost Light Films good book good service good pricegives a fun look at the super hero cultureand fair art work not a bad buy Superb Well written, great mix of full colour art and vintage photographs Works for long time fans and anyone interested in learning about the evolution and history of superheroes Marvel DC focused.
Loved this easy reading all the way, wonderfully nostalgic too, and one of the best accounts of silver bronze age classic superheroes. Excellent
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