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By Jason Tondro

Few students nursed at the literary canon might dispute that wisdom of Western literature advantages readers and writers of the superhero style. This research of superhero comics as Romance literature indicates that the opposite is true—knowledge of the superhero romance has whatever to educate critics of conventional literature. setting up the comedian style as a cousin to Arthurian delusion, Spenser, and Shakespeare, it makes use of comics to notify readings of The Faerie Queene, The Tempest, Malory’s Morte and extra, whereas making use of authors like Ben Johnson to assist clarify comics by way of Alan Moore, Jack Kirby, and furnish Morrison and characters like Iron guy, the Hulk, the X-Men, and the Justice League. students of comics, medieval and Renaissance literature alike will locate it appealing.

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