Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture

Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture

by Laurence Maslon, Michael Kantor

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ISBN-13: 9780385348591
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 71 MB
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About the Author

Laurence Maslon is an associate arts professor and associate chair at NYU’s Graduate Acting Program. He has written the companion volumes to Michael Kantor’s documentary series, Make ‘Em Laugh and Broadway: The American Musical, in addition to writing several other books about the theater and editing three volumes for the Library of America.  He is the host of “Broadway to Main Street,” a weekly radio show and lives in New York and Long Island with his wife and son.

Over the past twenty-five years of work in public television, Michael Kantor has established himself as one of the nation's leading independent documentary filmmakers.  As a writer, director, and producer, his works include Quincy Jones: In the PocketBroadway: The American Musical, and Make ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America.  He lives in a fortress of solitude 28 minutes north of New York City, inhabited by his family of superheroes.

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Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Says the guy who spells million and outrageous wrong
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
That guy below don't know what he's talking about.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My favorite superhero is black widow. My superhero name is widow spiders. My superhero powers is to control any spider. If you need to contact me go on big hero six. #widow spiders
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fav superheroe: DC : Batman. Marvel: Hawkeye, Black widow, Black panther. My name is Black Hawk, I am the daughter of Hawkeye & Black Widow, I have no powers, but I can handel anything you can dish out. I have short dark brown hair with red tips and black eyes. ( p.s I LOVE MARVEL!!!!!!!!!)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fav superhero: Spiderman-----Superhero name: El'Nock-----Powers: Ki blasts,Flying,Instant,transmision,Superhuman strength great at hand to hand combat and the ability to transform into any type of form( super sayain,Fire,Ice etc. Apperance:Brown skined with a black hoodie that says Enoch and a red scarf. With red and black nikes. ---Thuggninja144
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yes. U may be in the superhero club. But one thing: the girl or guy that just said hey yall: give your username and fav superhero. Also my fav superhero is either Batman or Robin. ~ SuperGal12 #superheroclub
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Vmapire bat?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whatever
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A day.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
IF I COULD I WOULD RATE THIS THING NEGATIVE400,000 STARS, IT IS SO STUPID. DON'T READ THIS BOOK AT ALL. YOU'D HAVE TO BE STUPID TO READ THIS BOOK. IT IS SO OUTRAGEOS!!!!!!! THE AUTHOR MUST'VE HIT HIS HEAD BEFORE HE MADE THIS BOOK? LIKE, 50 MILLOIN TIMES. I THINK A BABY COULD'VE WRITTEN A BETTER BOOK!!!!!!!!!