Over The Last 75 Years, Superheroes Have Been Portrayed Most Often As Male, Heterosexual, White, And Able Bodied Today, A Time When Many Of These Characters Are Billion Dollar Global Commodities, There Are Female Superheroes, Queer Superheroes, Superheroes Of Color, And Disabled Superheroes But Not Many Superwomen Investigates How And Why Female Superhero Characters Have Become Numerous But Are Still Not At All Close To Parity With Their Male Counterparts How And Why They Have Become A Flashpoint For Struggles Over Gender, Sexuality, Race, And Disability What Has Changed Over Time And Why In Terms Of How These Characters Have Been Written, Drawn, Marketed, Purchased, Read, And Reacted To And How And Why Representations Of Superheroes Matter, Particularly To Historically Underrepresented And Stereotyped Groups.Specifically, The Book Explores The Production, Representations, And Receptions Of Prominent Transmedia Female Superheroes From Their Creation To The Present Wonder Woman Batgirl And Oracle Ms Marvel And Captain Marvel Buffy The Vampire Slayer Star Wars Padm Amidala, Leia Organa, Jaina Solo, And Rey And X Men S Jean Grey, Storm, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, And Mystique It Analyzes Their Changing Portrayals In Comics, Novels, Television Shows, And Films, As Well As How Cultural Narratives Of Gender Have Been Negotiated Through Female Superheroes By Creators, Consumers, And Parent Companies Over The Last Several Decades.
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- 288 pages
- Carolyn Cocca
- 21 April 2019 Carolyn Cocca