New PDF release: Batman Unmasked: Analyzing a Cultural Icon

By Will Brooker

ISBN-10: 0826413439

ISBN-13: 9780826413437

ISBN-10: 0826449492

ISBN-13: 9780826449498

Over the sixty years of his life, Batman has encountered a powerful array of cultural icons and has progressively develop into one himself. This interesting ebook examines what Batman capacity and has intended to a number of the audiences, teams and groups who've attempted to manage and interpret him over the a long time. Brooker finds the struggles over Batman's which means by way of shining a mild at the cultural problems with the day that impacted at the improvement of the nature. They comprise: patriotic propaganda of the second one global conflict; the accusation that Batman was once corrupting the adolescence of the USA by way of showing to advertise a gay way of life to the fanatics of his comics; Batman turning into a camp, popular culture icon throughout the ABC television sequence of the sixties; fanatics' interpretation of Batman in line with the comics and the Warner Bros. franchise of films.

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