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British Superhero SC (2019 UPoM) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    British Superhero SC (2019 UPoM) 1-1ST British Superhero SC (2019 UPoM) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Chris Murray.

    Chris Murray reveals the largely unknown and rather surprising history of the British superhero. It is often thought that Britain did not have its own superheroes, yet Murray demonstrates that there were a great many in Britain and that they were often used as a way to comment on the relationship between Britain and America. Sometimes they emulated the style of American comics, but they also frequently became sites of resistance to perceived American political and cultural hegemony, drawing upon satire and parody as a means of critique.

    Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 318 pages, Text (with B&W photos and illustrations).

    Cover price $30.00.