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Superhero Thought Experiments: Comic Book Philosophy by C. Gavaler and N. Goldberg (2019)

Superhero Thought Experiments: Comic Book Philosophy by C. Gavaler and N. Goldberg (2019)

The main thesis of this book will be of interest to both philosophers and comic book fans, as strange as it may sound at first. In an unusual effort, thought experiments done by philosophers (ancient and recent), and the stories behind many superhero comics are evaluated, and their many similarities revealed. As both groups play […]

The Marvel Age of Comics 1961–1978 by Roy Thomas (2017)

The Marvel Age of Comics 1961–1978 by Roy Thomas (2017)

Marvel Comics of New York, originally founded as Timely Publications in 1939, is one of the most important comic book publishers worldwide. Comic book fans all over the world are grateful for superheros as Captain America or the Sub-Mariner. And particularly for superheros of “a somewhat other kind,” as the mostly troubled, eccentric and characters […]

75 Years of Marvel Comics. From the Golden Age… by Roy Thomas and Josh Baker (2014)

75 Years of Marvel Comics. From the Golden Age… by Roy Thomas and Josh Baker (2014)

After two big books on DC Comics, Taschen presents a heavy, heavy book on the other major name in comic publishing: Marvel Comics. Both publishers together dominate the US comic book market, approximately up to 80 percent of all superhero comics sold come from these two big players. The book on 720(!) pages commemorates not […]