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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Superheroes!: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films.   

Battlestar Galactica: Investigating Flesh, Spirit and Steel

Roz Kaveney - Social Science - 2010 - 288 pages
The West Wing' or 'Generation Kill' in Space? A show about God-fearing sex-obsessed robots? Or a complex meditation on fate, dreaming and eternal recurrence? Of all recent ...
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From Alien to the Matrix: Reading Science Fiction Film

Roz Kaveney - Performing Arts - 2005 - 224 pages
Written by a world expert in Science Fiction, Strange Days, Alien Dreams is both a hugely entertaining and enlightening read and a new critical approach to SF films that ...
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Reading the Vampire Slayer: The New, Updated, Unofficial Guide to 'Buffy ...

Roz Kaveney - Social Science - 2003 - 320 pages
Bada bing! What drama. ‘The most important work of American_x000D_ popular culture in fifty years’ is how the New York Times_x000D_ describes The Sopranos. Critically-acclaimed ...
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Nip/Tuck: Television that Gets under Your Skin

Roz Kaveney, Jen Stoy - Performing Arts - 2011 - 256 pages
Promoted as a ‘disturbingly perfect’ and ‘deeply shallow’ television drama and created by Ryan Murphy, who is also behind the teen musical show Glee, Nip/Tuck has been one of ...
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War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film

Marc DiPaolo - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 342 pages
Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and the surge in the popularity of comics since the events of ...
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Comic Books 101: The History, Methods and Madness

Chris Ryall, Scott Tipton - Comics & Graphic Novels - 2009 - 288 pages
60+ years of comic book exploits—on the page and behind the scenes. Welcome to Comic Books 101, the complete, definitive and super-cool guide to the universe of caped ...
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Enter the Superheroes: American Values, Culture, and the Canon of Superhero ...

Alex S. Romagnoli, Gian S. Pagnucci - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 246 pages
Ever since the first appearances of Superman and Batman in comic books of the late 1930s, superheroes have been a staple of the popular culture landscape. Though initially ...
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The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Pop Culture

B. J. Oropeza - Religion - 2005 - 295 pages
<I>The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Popular Culture offers an intriguing look at superheroes in light of the spiritual and mythological roles they play in ...
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