All of the Marvels

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All of the Marvels

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Author :   Douglas Wolk
Publisher :   Profile Books
Published :   07/07/2022
ISBN :   9781788169295
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   352
Size (mm) :   198x128x24
Weight (g) :   300

A critic and superfan takes on the superhero epic to end all epics. What he finds is a magic mirror of the past 60 years, from the atomic terrors of the Cold War to the political divides of our present. Wolk teases out Marvel's mixture of progressive... Read more
 
A critic and superfan takes on the superhero epic to end all epics. What he finds is a magic mirror of the past 60 years, from the atomic terrors of the Cold War to the political divides of our present. Wolk teases out Marvel's mixture of progressive visions and painful stereotypes, its regrettable moments as well as its flights of luminous creativity. The result is an irresistible travel-guide to the magic mountain at the heart of popular culture.