The Evolution of the Costumed Avenger

The Evolution of the Costumed Avenger

The 4,000-year History of the Superhero

Book - 2017
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Using a broad array of historical and literary sources, this book presents an unprecedented detailed history of the superhero and its development across the course of human history.

* Presents a concise but thorough history of the superhero comic industry, from the 1930s to today

* Clearly describes the two main forms of the historical superhero, the Costumed Avenger and the Superman

* Suggests a new way in which to evaluate superheroes and explains why this new methodology is important

* Identifies and examines the ways in which superheroes have been present in popular literature since the beginning of human history

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2017]
ISBN: 9781440854842
9781440854835
Characteristics: xvii, 400 pages ; 25 cm

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