The Gospel According to Superheroes

The Gospel According to Superheroes

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altIgThe Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Popular Culture offers an intriguing look at superheroes in light of the spiritual and mythological roles they play in our lives. B. J. Oropeza takes you through the adventuresome quest of three comic book eras as you read about the popular narratives of superheroes such as Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, X-Men, Hulk, Wonder Woman, the Fantastic Four, sci-fi film heroes, pulp heroes, antiheroes, and more. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in viewing the superheroes as both sinners and saints instead of mere good guys taking on the forces of evil.... themes to make a roster of aquot;bad boysaquot; or just tough-looking dudes like Spawn, Cable, Blade, Wolverine, the Punisher, ... in this era than the previous, but many resemble femme fatales with sexy costumes that exploit their voluptuous bodies.

Title:The Gospel According to Superheroes
Author:B. J. Oropeza
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2005-01


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