Encyclopedia of Superheroes (Muir)

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The Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television is a complete guide to over fifty years of superheroes from off the comics and onto the screen.

First edition Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television.



For the moment, if you type the words "encyclopedia of superheroes" into a search engine, the first page of hits is filled with references to the book The Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television by John Kenneth Muir. First published in 2004 (ISBN#0786417234), the second edition (ISBN#0786437553) was released in 2008. While the $75 list price makes it a significant investment, when divided by 696 pages, that works out to under eleven cents per page.

Product Description

Each entry includes a detailed history, cast and credits, episode and film descriptions, critical commentaries, and data on arch-villains, gadgets, comic-book origins and super powers, while placing each production into its historical context. Appendices list common superhero conventions and clich├ęs; incarnations; memorable ad lines; and the best, worst, and most influential productions from 1951 to 2008.

See Also

Encyclopedia of Superheroes (Rovin)


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Read more about the author at JohnKennethMuir.com

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