Superheroes Capes, Cowls and the Creation of Comic Book Culture HC (2013 Crown Archetype) comic books
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Published to tie in with a PBS documentary series, this book will explore the 70-year history of the superheroes that have captured the imagination for generations.
This highly illustrated book will explore the cultural history of superheroes, from the first Depression-era comic books to the beloved characters of Marvel and DC, including Superman, Batman, and Spider-Man. The authors delve into the culture and the context that gave rise to the beloved heroes that continue to grow in popularity and the ways that these characters have been shaped and changed by American culture at every incarnation.
Hardcover, 8-in., 11-in., 304 pages, full color.
Cover price $40.00.