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Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super-Hero Justice
Ian Boucher, Rebecca Johnson, Daniel N. Gullotta, Paul Jaissle, John Loyd, Ross May, Colby Pryor, Jaime Infante Ramírez, Michal Siromski
Mark Waid, Gerard Jones
Super-heroes, said to represent justice, have saturated popular culture at a time when the American criminal justice system is under intense public scrutiny and re-evaluation. Do the super-heroes we celebrate really represent the best we can be? How do the stories we tell ourselves about justice help society understand the endeavor of protecting citizens and making itself better?
In this book of essays, contributors from around the world explore these questions and more from many perspectives, encouraging a more conscious discussion about the most fundamental element of super-heroes.
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- Publication Date:
- 1940589142 / 9781940589145
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Literary Criticism / Comics & Graphic Novels