War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film

War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film


Superhero experience comics have a protracted historical past of commenting upon American public opinion and govt coverage, and the surge within the acclaim for comics because the occasions of September eleven, 2001, guarantees their persevered relevance. This serious textual content examines the seventy-year historical past of comedian booklet superheroes on movie and in comedian books and their reflections of the politics in their time. Superheroes addressed comprise Batman, ask yourself lady, Spider-Man, Superman, the glorious 4 and the X-Men, and themes lined contain American wars, conflicts, and public coverage.

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