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
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 30th January 2017
Weight (kg): 0.93