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Author Kahan, Jeffrey, 1964-
Title Caped crusaders 101 : composition through comic books / Jeffrey Kahan and Stanley Stewart.
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2006]
©2006

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN6725 .K34 2006    AVAILABLE  
Author Kahan, Jeffrey, 1964-
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Stewart, Stanley, 1931-
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN6725 .K34 2006    AVAILABLE  
Author Kahan, Jeffrey, 1964-
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Stewart, Stanley, 1931-
Add Title Caped crusaders one hundred one
Caped crusaders one hundred and one
Description vii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary "This textbook inspires an appreciation for literature by studying important literary themes found in comics. Chapters discuss DC, Marvel and other comics' varied attempts at portraying race, politics, economics, business ethics and democracy; responses to the Cold War and the events of September 11; and portrayals of prisons and capital punishment. Each chapter offers a series of questions"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0786425326 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786425327 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 62430838
Table of Contents
 Introduction : why comics can save us from illiteracy1
1Black heroes for hire : serializing social construction in the comics7
2Comic books, cold wars, and desert storms35
3Spider-man and corporate responsibility64
4The comic book code and American F-agg90
5Dr. Strange, or how I learned to love democracy and demonology117
69-11 and the man without fear137
7Comics and the prison system165
 Coda : our heroes, ourselves190


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