The encyclopedia of superheroes on film and television

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McFarland & Co., 2008 - Performing Arts - 696 pages
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This is a complete guide to over 50 years of superheroes on screen! This expanded and updated edition of the 2004 award-winning encyclopedia covers important developments in the popular genre; adds new shows such as Heroes and Zoom; includes the latest films featuring icons like Superman, Spider-Man and Batman; and covers even more types of superheroes.
Each entry includes a detailed history, cast and credits, episode and film descriptions, critical commentaries, and data on arch-villains, gadgets, comic-book origins and super powers, while placing each production into its historical context. Appendices list common superhero conventions and cliches; incarnations; memorable ad lines; and the best, worst, and most influential productions from 1951 to 2008.

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Contents

A History of Film and Television Superheroes
9
The Encyclopedia
33
The Ambiguously Gay Duo
47
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

John is an amateur filmaker.