By Jason Dittmer
Nationalist superheroes—such as Captain the USA, Captain Canuck, and Union Jack—often represent the “nation-state” for readers, yet how do those characters and comedian books handle problems with multiculturalism and geopolitical order? In his enticing e-book Captain the USA and the Nationalist Superhero, geographer Jason Dittmer lines the evolution of the comedian booklet style because it tailored to new nationwide audiences. He argues that those iconic superheroes give a contribution to our modern understandings of nationwide id, the righteous use of strength, and the position of the us, Canada, and Britain within the world.
Tracing the nationalist superhero style from its global warfare II origins to modern manifestations through the international, Captain the USA and the Nationalist Superhero analyzes approximately 1000 comedian books and viewers responses to these books. Dittmer additionally interviews key comedian publication writers from Stan Lee and J. M. DeMatteis to Steve Englehart and Paul Cornell.
At a time whilst pop culture is saturated with superheroes and their exploits, Captain the USA and the Nationalist Superhero highlights the original dating among pop culture and overseas relations.
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