New PDF release: Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero: Metaphors,

By Jason Dittmer

Nationalist superheroes—such as Captain the USA, Captain Canuck, and Union Jack—often represent the “nation-state” for readers, yet how do those characters and comedian books deal with problems with multiculturalism and geopolitical order? In his enticing publication Captain the USA and the Nationalist Superhero, geographer Jason Dittmer lines the evolution of the comedian booklet style because it tailored to new nationwide audiences. He argues that those iconic superheroes give a contribution to our modern understandings of nationwide identification, the righteous use of energy, and the position of the U.S., Canada, and Britain within the world.

Tracing the nationalist superhero style from its international battle II origins to modern manifestations in the course of the global, Captain the United States and the Nationalist Superhero analyzes approximately a thousand comedian books and viewers responses to these books. Dittmer additionally interviews key comedian booklet writers from Stan Lee and J. M. DeMatteis to Steve Englehart and Paul Cornell.

At a time whilst pop culture is saturated with superheroes and their exploits, Captain the USA and the Nationalist Superhero highlights the original dating among pop culture and foreign relations.

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