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Publisher: MC FARLAND & COMPANY INC.
(W) Joseph J. Darowski
With storylines that often contain overt social messages within its "mutant metaphor," X-Men is often credited with having more depth than the average superhero property. In this collection, each essay examines a specific era of the X-Men franchise in relationship to contemporary social concerns. The essays range from an analysis of popular science at the time of the first X-Men comic book in 1963 to an interpretation of a storyline in light of rhetoric of President Obama's first presidential campaign.
Item Code: JUL141638
In Shops: 8/20/2014
SRP: $40.00