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Superhero Culture Wars

Politics, Marketing, and Social Justice in Marvel Comics

; Dr Judith Leggatt

Explores Marvel Comics' contemporary engagement with progressive politics - including characters such as Miles Morales's Spiderman and Kamala Khan's Ms. Marvel - against the backdrop of Comicsgate, the USA's Culture Wars, Marvel's corporate marketing, and online fan culture. Les mer
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Explores Marvel Comics' contemporary engagement with progressive politics - including characters such as Miles Morales's Spiderman and Kamala Khan's Ms. Marvel - against the backdrop of Comicsgate, the USA's Culture Wars, Marvel's corporate marketing, and online fan culture.

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Introduction: Mockingbird and Milkshakes: Comicsgate, Identity, and the Politics of Marketing in an Age of Outrage
Chapter One: From Stan's Soapbox to Twitter: Politics and Story-Telling in the Marvel Universe
Chapter Two: Diversity Done Right?: Miles Morales and Kamala Khan
Chapter Three: "Captain America is Black and Thor is a Woman": Gender- and Race-Bent Mantle Passing in Marvel's All-New, All-Different Campaign
Chapter Four: Rethinking Secret Empire: Writing and Marketing Political Comics in an Age of Rising Fascism
Conclusion: Marvel Legacy and Fresh Start: Selling (and Selling Out) Progressive Politics
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Om forfatteren

Judith Leggatt and Monica Flegel are Associate Professors of English at Lakehead University, Canada.