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Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero: Critical Essays

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Synopsis:

For more than 60 years, Captain America was one of Marvel Comics' flagship characters, representing truth, strength, liberty, and justice. The assassination of his alter ego, Steve Rogers, rocked the comic world, leaving numerous questions about his life and death.

This book discusses topics including the representation of Nazi Germany in Captain America Comics from the 1940s to the 1960s; the creation of Captain America in light of the Jewish American experience; the relationship between Captain America and UK Marvel's Captain Britain; the groundbreaking partnership between Captain America and African American superhero the Falcon; and the attempts made to kill the character before his "real" death.

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ISBN:
9780786437030
Author:
Weiner, Robert G.
Publisher:
McFarland & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
America, Captain (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
243
Dimensions:
9.90x6.90x.70 in. 1.05 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For more than 60 years, Captain America was one of Marvel Comics' flagship characters, representing truth, strength, liberty, and justice. The assassination of his alter ego, Steve Rogers, rocked the comic world, leaving numerous questions about his life and death.

This book discusses topics including the representation of Nazi Germany in Captain America Comics from the 1940s to the 1960s; the creation of Captain America in light of the Jewish American experience; the relationship between Captain America and UK Marvel's Captain Britain; the groundbreaking partnership between Captain America and African American superhero the Falcon; and the attempts made to kill the character before his "real" death.

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