A Brief Guide to Superheroes (Paperback)

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From the beginning superheroes represented the hopes and fears of the time. In this detailed history, Brian Robb takes the reader through the diverse history of superheroes, from the first creations -- Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman -- to the DC and Marvel feud and the darker versions of the 1980s, ending with their rebirth at the movies.

About the Author


Brian J. Robb is the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling biographer of Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Brad Pitt. He's also written acclaimed pop-culture books on silent cinema, the films of Philip K. Dick, Wes Craven, and Laurel and Hardy, and the TV series Dr. Who and Star Trek. He is co-editor of the Sci-Fi Bulletin.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780762452316
ISBN-10: 0762452315
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Brief History of