Supergods : what masked vigilantes, miraculous mutants, and a sun god from Smallville can teach us about being human / Grant Morrison.
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- ISBN: 9780679603467 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0679603468 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 444 pages) : illustrations
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2011.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The sun god and The dark knight -- Lightning's child -- The superwarrior and the Amazon princess -- The explosion and the extinction -- Superman on the couch -- Chemicals and lightening -- The fab four and the birth of the marvelous -- Superpop -- Infinite earths -- Shamans of Madison Avenue -- Brightest day, blackest night -- Feared and misunderstood -- Fearful symmetry -- Zenith -- The hateful dead -- Image versus substance -- King Mob : my life as a superhero -- Man of muscle mystery -- What's so funny about truth, justice, and the American way? -- Respecting authority -- Hollywood sniffs blood -- Nu marvel 9/11 -- The day evil won -- Iron men and incredibles -- Over the event horizon -- Star, legend, superhero, supergod? -- Outro: 'nuff said.
Morrison draws on history, art, mythology, and his own astonishing journeys through this alternate universe as a comic book writer to provide the first true chronicle of the superhero.
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