The Man Within: Depictions of Blackness in Superhero Adaptations

Spearman, Peter.

2018

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  • Abstract: Superheroes star in simultaneously moral, secular, and entertaining stories. Introducing race into comics complicates the moral structures that dominate these worlds. This thesis explores how the representations of race and racial politics undergo mutation when superhero comics are adapted into other forms of media. I examine how the representational languages of film, television, and vi... read more
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